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What is a Deep Bite?

A deep bite is a malocclusion in which the upper front teeth excessively overlap the bottom front teeth when back teeth are closed. This is also called an overbite or closed bite.

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7 Facts About Orthodontics

Whether you call the process “braces,” “orthodontics,” or simply straightening your teeth, these 7 facts about orthodontics may surprise you.

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Is My Dentist Also An Orthodontist?

Your dentist may even offer orthodontic services, leading you to assume that he/she is an orthodontist. But the truth is that putting aligners or braces on teeth does not make a doctor an orthodontist.

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Orthodontic Treatment with Clear Aligners

Like traditional braces, clear aligners are designed to move teeth a little at a time. The aligners are plastic replicas of your teeth. Wearing them puts gentle pressure on the teeth, ever-so-slightly repositioning them.

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The Dog Ate My Retainers

The working theory is that dogs are attracted by the smell of the materials from which retainers are made, as well as saliva. With their powerful jaws, dogs can render retainers useless in no time.