Most people would think that the Invisalign vs braces debate solely comes down to appearance, but that isn't the case. There are a variety of reasons why people would choose one corrective form over the other.
Have you wondered what causes teeth to change position as we age, whether or not it's a problem, and what can be done about it? We posed these questions to dentists to hear what they had to say. Here's what they told us.
Did you know that not all people have 32 (or 28, if wisdom teeth are removed) permanent teeth? Perhaps you are one of them. The most common reason for this occurrence is a developmental abnormality called hypodontia.
There are many other situations where a tooth might need to be removed. These include baby teeth not falling out, a tooth becoming loose, radiation treatment, in preparation for orthodontic treatment, and more.