Best Age to Treat Overbite Varies
In vertical overbites, the top teeth overlap the lower teeth too much. In horizontal overbites, technically called “overjets,” the top teeth protrude too much. Either can cause problems. These include the fracture of a top front tooth, painful gum cuts, or tooth decay in hard-to-clean areas.
Improve Your Smile with Braces and Retainers
Whether you’re a child or an adult, at some point in your life, you might need braces. Although most people don’t look forward to wearing them, they help achieve facial balance by straightening your teeth and bringing your lips and jaw into alignment.
Myths About Braces - Exposed!
Sometime around 1,000 B.C., the ancient Greeks began experimenting with base metals and cat gut to improve on the smile provided by nature. We’ve come a long way since then. But, like the myths of ancient Greece, there are some fables that persist about braces.
Space Maintainers Help Children Develop a Healthy Smile
Space maintainers are devices that fill the space left by a missing tooth. They are custom fitted to your child’s mouth, and they keep the other primary baby teeth in place so permanent teeth can come in where they belong.