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Do you need braces? Are you unsure if you do, but suspect you might? If so, you are not alone. If you have any of the following conditions, you may be the perfect candidate for braces:

– Overbite (also called an overjet, or referred to as “buck teeth”): occurs when the upper front teeth (the incisors) protrude out further than the lower front teeth
– Open bite: occurs when the top and bottom incisors do not connect when biting
– Underbite (sometimes referred to as “bulldog teeth”): occurs when the lower front teeth (the incisors) protrude out farther than the upper front teeth
– Misplaced midline: occurs when the center of your upper front teeth does not line up with the center of your lower front teeth
– Deep bite or closed bite: an excessive form of overbite caused by the lower front teeth biting behind the upper front teeth
– Crossbite: occurs when the protruding lower jaw is longer than the upper jaw
– Overcrowded teeth: occurs when there is not enough space between the teeth, which can cause teeth to bend and protrude
– Spacing issues: too much space, or abnormal gaps between teeth

If you have any other questions, or would like to schedule an appointment for any of our dental services, please call Friendly Smiles Orthodontics at 520-326-1101 to talk to a member of our team. Call us, or stop by our office in Tucson, Arizona. We look forward to hearing from you soon!