Headgear is a broad term for orthodontic appliances that strap around the head to exert pressure from outside the patient’s mouth. Although not every child or adult who has braces will need headgear, headgear is important for certain cases and has its benefits.

What are the benefits of needing orthodontic headgear? Here’s how these appliances can help many patients have their best smile!

An article by Dr. Quoc Lu. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: What Are the Benefits of Orthodontic Headgear?