Turo Park Medical centre- Dental Services

Invisible orthodontics for children and adults by Dr. Madeleine Smit. Dr. Madeleine Smit obtained her specialty in Orthodontics at the University of Barcelona in 2008. She undertook her general dental training (Bachelor in dental surgery ) at King’s College, University of London. In 2015 she obtained her clinical master t in lingual orthodontics at the University of Paris (University Diderot Paris 7) in collaboration with the University of Hannover in Germany.

She has a special interest and expertise in esthetic treatments and appliances, but treats adults and growing patients with equal passion.

Originally from the Netherlands, Dr. Smit speaks fluent English, French, Dutch and Spanish.

Orthodontics

The orthodontist is a dental specialist who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of improper bites and un-aligned teeth. Children as young as 7 should be routinely examined for any deviations from normal growth and development. Sometimes even younger children are treated for important developmental abnormalities. Both adults and children can be treated throughout life, and many custome-made appliances now offer very discrete and efficient solutions to“wearing braces”. The orthodontis often works in close collaboration with the general dentist, maxilo-facial surgeon and esthetic dental specialist. Younger children, showing unfavourable function and thumb-sucking / other habits, may be referred to the speech therapist for additional support.

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