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Types of Malocclusion

September 11th, 2019

Very few people have naturally straight teeth. Most of us have teeth that are at least somewhat crooked. Many people choose braces as a cosmetic choice or a medical necessity depending on the severity of their malocclusion, or poor bite. When recommending braces, there are a few problems we look for. We recommend treatment plans that will vary from person to person. But what do we look for? Crooked Teeth […]

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Benefits From Traditional Braces

October 31st, 2018

Crooked teeth or a misaligned bite can impact your appearance and create a range of complex dental complications.  Crooked teeth are often the underlying cause of complex dental concerns, such as an imbalanced bite, worn teeth, and TMJ symptoms. Are Traditional Metal Braces Still Effective? Traditional metal braces are often a highly effective treatment option for bringing balance and beauty to the smile and bite. Traditional metal braces can treat complex […]

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What is an open bite?

May 23rd, 2018

What is an open bite? An open bite is an orthodontic concern where the top and bottom teeth do not properly make contact. In most cases, the back molars will touch but the front teeth will not close. An open bite is best treated during early development in children. Open bites may make speaking and chew difficult for your child. What causes an open bite? Open bites may be the […]

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