Benefits of Orthodontics: Aesthetics, Health and Function. Orthodontics is a service that provides an improvement in the appearance of the teeth, in the general function of the teeth, and in general dental health. Teeth, gums and jaws are an intricate body part and can fail to respond to treatment. An informed consent form will be handed to the responsible party. Please read it carefully and let us answer any questions before the start of treatment. I have truthfully answered all the above questions and agree to inform this office of any changes in my medical or dental history.