You’re never too old to benefit from orthodontic treatment.  Orthodontic treatment can help correct crooked teeth or spaces that you’ve been self-conscious about for years.  It can give you the confidence and pride that comes with straight teeth and a great smile.

Problems to watch for in adults

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Anterior Crossbite

Top teeth are behind bottom teeth.

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Spacing

Gaps between teeth

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Crowding

Teeth are out of alignment due to lack of space

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Open Bite

Front teeth do not meet when back teeth are closed.

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Protrusion

Upper teeth stick out beyond lower teeth

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Impacted/Tipped/Missing Teeth

X-ray shows problem areas

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Periodontal Problems

A bad bite can contribute to gum recession & loss of support for teeth.

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Tooth Wear/Bruxism

 

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Class II

 

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Vertical Problems

 

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Class III

 

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Images and captions, courtesy of the American Association of Orthodontists.

Straighten-up Orthodontics

910 878-5796

301 Birch St

Raeford, NC 28376

 

Seven Lakes Orthodontics

910 673-0820

1064 Seven Lakes Dr

West End, NC 27376