Orthodontics is the study and treatment of improper bite or malocclusions. Malocclusions could be a result of tooth irregularity or irregular jaw relationship and placement, or also a result of both these irregularities.
Initially, orthodontic treatments were geared toward treatment of teens and pre-teens, but these days around 30 percent of orthodontic patients are adults.
Glendora Orthodontics Treatments
There are many advantages to having a well-aligned teeth, including easier cleaning, better oral hygiene, clearer speech and a more attractive smile. Though orthodontic treatment can be effective at any age, the American Dental Association suggests that an orthodontic assessment should be performed at around the age of seven. The earlier orthodontic treatment begins, the more quickly the problem can be successfully resolved.