Orthodontics is the branch of dentistry which intends to treat issues such as:
- Improper positioning of teeth
- Improper bite
- Defects in the facial growth, shape and development of the jaw etc.
A dentist who is specialized in orthodontics is known as an orthodontist. Cosmetic dentistry is also a part of orthodontics. Braces treatment is one of the most popular and common in orthodontics treatments.