“Braces and orthodontic treatment are used to correct “bad bites,” or malocclusion (teeth that are crowded or crooked)…”
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This is a short but comprehensive introduction to why braces are needed and what kind of braces or orthodontic procedures are used to align the teeth and jaw. Misalignment can be due to orientation of the teeth or the jaw itself. This misalignment can present problems for both your smile as well as for your long-term health so it is important to look into this if you or your children begin developing bite problems.
Dr. Rodney D. Chowning, Dental Implants, Denton, TX