What are the Types of Malocclusions?

When an orthodontist performs an examination, they look at a variety of factors outside and inside the mouth.  For instance, we look at jaw gowth and development, tooth eruption sequence, relationships when the patient bites down and many other factors.  – CONTINUE READING –

What do the Elastic Rubber Bands on Braces do?

During the course of orthodontic treatment, a patient with braces may have to wear elastic rubber bands to help with the correction of their malocclusion. Rubber bands come in different lengths and colors, and they place forces on the teeth and – CONTINUE READING –