Orthodontics is a branch of dentistry specializing in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of jaw, face and bite irregularities, known as malocclusions*. Orthodontic treatment is provided by an Orthodontist here at Little Smiles of Roselle Park. Whether it’s traditional braces or custom made removable appliances, orthodontics can help your child achieve a healthy, straight, beautiful smile!
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*Malocclusion is the technical term for teeth that don’t fit together correctly. Malocclusions not only affect the teeth, but also the appearance of the face. Most malocclusions are inherited; however some are due to acquired habits such as thumb sucking and tongue thrusting. The spacing left from an adult tooth being extracted or an early loss of a baby tooth can also contribute to a malocclusion.