Treatment concept

Orthodontic treatment is a very special task that requires a great deal of trust. In order to achieve the best possible outcome, we work with the utmost care, using the latest techniques and materials. Correct treatment starts with a correct diagnosis; only in this way can it end with the satisfaction of our patients. Some keywords for orthodontic treatment are aesthetics, function and stability.

Children and adolescents

Most orthodontic treatments occurs during childhood and adolescence. Treatment starts with prevention and the early therapy of tooth and/or jaw deformities -- as well as habits that promote or even cause them. The next phases are primary dentition in early childhood, the mixed dentition phase and therapy in adolescence and adulthood. In all these cases, we strive to provide a treatment period that is as short and effective as possible and that is supported and motivated by the patients.


If orthodontic treatment does not occur during childhood or adolescence, if a more sophisticated awareness of aesthetic develops only in the post-pubertal stage of life, or if prosthetic issues arise, an orthodontic solution must be considered. Patients have long recognized that there is no age limit for this; in many cases, collaboration with dentists and oral surgeons can result in the ideal results that the patient desires. The “clear trend toward braces for adults” that was recently observed by the German Society of Orthodontics (DGKFO) is continuing.

Removable orthodontic devices

The first removable orthodontic devices were Walther H. Coffin’s pliable devices in the early 20th century; over the following years, modifications were continuously made and modern designations were given (such as “Bionator”). Young patients can then prevent their teeth from deteriorating. If they comply with the physician's instructions, they can improve misalignments of the jaw or of the individual teeth. An important advantage is that the patients can clean their teeth when they want and wear the braces more or less “when possible”. Unfortunately, this is also a disadvantage. Even in the preschool years, it may be impossible to wear a brace all the time. Furthermore, due to biomechanical conditions, the efficacy is limited, so that treatment with fixed braces is usually inevitable if optimal orthodontic results are to be achieved.

Fixed orthodontic devices

As the term “fixed” makes clear, these devices cannot be applied or removed by the patient, but; are fixed in the mouth. The name “Multiband” originates from the time when all (i.e. “multiple”) teeth were surrounded by bands. The procedure was tedious - for both the treatment provider and the patient. As a result, designs with less and less material were used more frequently. In our practice, we use the smallest brace in the world. The patients only have to clean their teeth. We do everything else.


Severe skeletal malocclusions and syndromes require close interdisciplinary cooperation with surgically qualified colleagues and universities. For many years, we have been working with experienced teams of specialists, guaranteeing a problem-free multidisciplinary treatment process, as all our patients would be glad to confirm.

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