Malocclusions can be caused by accidents, early or late loss of baby teeth,
or sucking of the thumb for a prolonged period of time.
Children and adults can both benefit from orthodontics. The basics of the
treatment are the same but it may take longer for adults.
There are a variety of different orthodontic appliances that may be used
during an orthodontic treatment.
Orthodontic appliances are adjusted periodically so that the teeth are
moved correctly and efficiently
The time required for orthodontic treatment varies from person to person.
While orthodontic treatment requires a time commitment, most people feel
the benefits are well worth the time invested.