Health Tip: Does Your Child Need Braces?11/04/10
(HealthDay News) -- A child's smile is always adorable, but
braces may be needed to straighten that smile and resolve problems
with the pearly whites.
The Nemours Foundation says braces can help treat:
- Crooked or twisted teeth.
- Teeth that overlap each other.
- Teeth that are crowded into a mouth that appears too
- Cases where the upper and lower jaw aren't the same size,
causing an overbite or underbite.
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