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Malocclusions and Orthodontics

Whitened Aligned TeethWhenever you smile, you want to be able to feel confident about yourself. In many cases however, people are not born with perfectly aligned teeth. It is quite common to have teeth that are not spaced correctly, or even to have a malocclusion. The term refers to the misalignment of the upper and lower jaw while biting or chewing. It has been found that most cases of malocclusion are hereditary but there are some cases that result from thumb sucking, extra teeth, impacted or lost teeth, and even dental procedures such as crowns or fillings. Continue reading