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Take Your Oral Health Care to New Heights With Malocclusion Treatments

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Not all smiles grow in straight. In many cases, teeth erupt above the gum line in a crooked pattern that can mar the appearance of your smile and even affect your oral health. These bad bites are referred to as malocclusions.

Take your oral health care to new heights with malocclusion treatments. For more information about malocclusion, see below:

– Misplaced midlines: The upper and lower incisors do not line up with the direct center of each other.
– Rotation malocclusions: Teeth are positioned out of alignment.
– Transposition malocclusions: Teeth erupt above the gum line in the wrong location.
– Overbites: The upper and lower incisors do not line up and the top sticks out.
– Spacing malocclusions: Irregular spaces and gaps between teeth.
– Underbites: The upper and lower incisors do not line up and the bottom ones stick out.
– Open bites: The upper and lower incisors do not line up when you bite down.

No matter the malocclusion treatment you desire, Dr. Muhammad Abey and our team at Wayne Family Orthodontics are here to give you the smile you want. If you would like to schedule an appointment to come see us at our dentist office in Wayne, New Jersey, please contact us at 973-341-3180 to speak with a member of our team. Come in and become a success story with a healthier smile today.

Are You Ready for Orthodontic Braces?

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Are you ready for orthodontic braces? Getting your teeth straightened is an excellent way 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 easier, which can greatly lower your risk for tooth decay and gum disease. Listed below is a sampling of frequently asked questions about orthodontic braces:

You should consider trying orthodontic treatments 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

Which of following ailments poses a greater 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: Orthodontic braces and aligners are all fashioned with metal wires and brackets.
a.) True
b.) False

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

Answer Key: d, d, b, b

If you would like to schedule an orthodontic appointment with Wayne Family Orthodontics for an oral examination or check-up, please call our orthodontic office at 973-341-3180. We are located in Wayne, New Jersey, and Dr. Muhammad Abey and all of our wonderful team look forward to doing our best to ensure your oral health remains terrific.