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Fix your misaligned smile with orthodontic braces. Getting your teeth straightened is an exceptional technique to ensure your oral health will remain in optimum shape for the rest of your life. With straighter teeth, you are able to clean all areas of your mouth seamlessly, which can greatly lower your risk for tooth decay and gum disease. Listed below is a small Q&A contest to help improve your understanding of orthodontic braces:

True or False: Orthodontic braces and aligners are all designed with metal wires and brackets
a.) True
b.) False

Which of following ailments is a potential risk if your teeth are out of alignment and rubbing against each other?
a.) Chipping or cracking
b.) Tooth enamel loss
c.) Bruxism
d.) All of the above

True or False: Braces are intended to protect your teeth from injury during contact sports.
a.) True
b.) False

You should consider trying orthodontic services if you suffer from which of the following?
a.) Malocclusions or bad bites
b.) Bruxism or TMJ
c.) A crooked smile
d.) All of the above

Answer Key: b, d, b, d

If you would like to discuss your possible orthodontic treatments with Dr. Kevin Caldwell and the rest of our team here at Kevin L. Caldwell, DDS, PC, please schedule an appointment to come see us at our orthodontic office in Webb City, Missouri. Our number is 417.673.1988. We look forward to helping you decide which options will work best in your quest for a straighter smile.