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Malocclusion means all kinds of possible deviations from ideal occlusion. It manifests itself with a misalignment of the teeth in the dental arch, delayed teething, having supernumerary or missing teeth as well as having teeth of abnormal size or shape. Malocclusion does not only affect your appearance, but also has an impact on the oral cavity functions. In effect, you might suffer from breathing, chewing, swallowing or even speech disorders. Overbite, underbite and crossbite are the most ... .
Braces can make your life difficult in many various ways. Before the treatment, the patients usually have concerns about their future life with a foreign object in their mouth. The braces, however, do not prevent you from having a normal life. Nonetheless, during the treatment, you should follow all medical advices of your doctor, especially those concerning oral hygiene. ... .
Insurance is difficult to understand for a lot of people. It’s more so when contemplating state-sponsored insurance such as Medicaid and CHIP or government insurance like Medicare. Here’s what it’s all about. ... .
Can everyone wear braces? Unfortunately, some patients cannot. Why? Everyone would like to have white, healthy and straight teeth. Majority of us, when able to afford it, can straighten their teeth and eventually overcome complexes, which might have been disturbing us since our childhood. Straight teeth are important not only from the aesthetical point of view: malocclusions may cause a lot of diseases such as mobility or drifting of teeth, periodontal diseases or temporomandibular joint diseases. Moreover, ... .