The replacement of the baby teeth by the adult teeth occurs in two distinct phases: the first phase of replacement occurs between the ages of 5-7 years of age; the second phase between 11-14 years of age. During the first phase the permanent front teeth erupt in both the upper and lower jaws. In the […]
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Reasons For Orthodontic Treatment For Children & Adults
Most people look in the mirror and recognize that something is wrong with their smile. The arrangement of the teeth is off. The problem with this diagnosis is that they are not exactly sure of the reason. Sometimes the tooth that they find irksome may be the only correct tooth in the bite. Other times, […]
A photograph of a young lady with crowding of the upper and lower teeth showing teeth erupting off the bony ridge of the arch. A photograph of a young lady with crowding of the upper and lower teeth showing teeth erupting off the bony ridge of the arch.