Common

Orthodontic Issues

Crowding of the teeth

Patient started treatment at age 11 and wore braces for 26 months. He loves his new smile.

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Open bite – front teeth don’t touch

Patient sucked her thumb as a young child. She started treatment at age 13. She had braces and a special appliance — called a crib — to retrain the tongue, for 28 months. Now she can bite the lettuce out of a sandwich.

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