Over 4 million Americans currently wear braces! For the most part, we know why orthodontic treatment is needed and how it works to correct the problems. What you may not know is why or how teeth become crooked and uneven in the first place!
There are quite a few reasons your child’s teeth may be crooked. The main reason is that our mouths are quite small in comparison to our teeth, which leads to the teeth becoming crowded. As the teeth shift to ensure they all fit, they twist or overlap, causing an uneven smile.
Below are just a few of the many other reasons for crooked teeth:
If you believe your child may need braces, please make sure to get an orthodontic evaluation. The earlier the intervention, the better the results! For more information, or to make an appointment at Little Rockies Pediatric Dentistry, please contact us at our Parker, CO office!