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Orthodontics: Malocclusion of the Teeth

Orthodontics: Malocclusion of the Teeth

Malocclusion is a problem affecting the alignment of the teeth and can lead to serious dental health problems. If the teeth are misaligned, they won’t be able to perform vital functions. This can affect overall oral and digestive health.  Malocclusion of the teeth is...
Looking After Your Child’s Teeth

Looking After Your Child’s Teeth

As soon as an infant’s teeth come through, they may be brushed with a soft toothbrush and a smear of fluoride toothpaste. It is good to get the baby used to tooth-brushing, but parents should not be concerned if the baby resists at first. The important thing is to...
Orthodontics: Treatment & Brace Types

Orthodontics: Treatment & Brace Types

The term ‘brace’ is used to refer to an orthodontic appliance designed to apply pressure to the teeth to change their alignment. The device is typically used for straightening of the teeth but may also be used for correction of the bite. The type of orthodontic...