Bottom and top teeth can go out of alignment for any number of reasons. This misalignment, which orthodontist specialists often term “malocclusion,” has actually been traced back to our earliest farming ancestors in 12,000 B.C., according to Science Daily!
Today, an estimated 4.5 million people (children and adults) currently wear braces to correct some level of misalignment, as reported by The American Association of Orthodontists. As well, much more may benefit from braces to alleviate health and comfort issues from not aligned teeth.
In this article, learn how braces align jaws to help correct malocclusion.