Studies have shown that untreated malocclusions (“bad bites”) may result in the following issues:

  • Proper oral hygiene (brushing and flossing) is much more difficult when teeth are crowded, which may cause tooth decay and/or gum disease.
  • Protruding teeth are more easily chipped
  • Cross-bites can result in unfavorable growth and uneven tooth wear.
  • Open-bites can cause poor tongue positioning habits.

These things hold true for everyone—children, teens, and adults! Orthodontic treatment can be completed using a variety of appliances, including regular braces (metal and clear) and clear aligners.

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