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3M Unitek Patients EU Teens ReasonsforBraces

Braces help you with tooth misalignments

Tooth misalignments happen in many people and aren't abnormal. But they should be treated so they don't cause any trouble later. Here we tell you what kind of tooth misalignments you can have…

WHY?

Why do I have to wear braces?

3M Unitek Patients EU Teens ReasonsforBraces

Braces help you with tooth misalignments

Tooth misalignments happen in many people and aren't abnormal. But they should be treated so they don't cause any trouble later. Here we tell you what kind of tooth misalignments you can have…

... to get your teeth to stand nice
and straight alongside each other ...

3M Unitek Patients EU Teens ReasonsforBraces

Braces help you with tooth misalignments

Tooth misalignments happen in many people and aren't abnormal. But they should be treated so they don't cause any trouble later. Here we tell you what kind of tooth misalignments you can have …

To stop them from growing
wacky or the wrong way.

3M Unitek Patients EU Teens ReasonsforBraces

Braces help you with tooth misalignments

Tooth misalignments happen in many people and aren't abnormal. But they should be treated so they don't cause any trouble later. Here we tell you what kind of tooth misalignments you can have…

Your teeth are not    
supposed to grow
above each       
other.         

3M Unitek Patients EU Teens ReasonsforBraces

Braces help you with tooth misalignments

Tooth misalignments happen in many people and aren't abnormal. But they should be treated so they don't cause any trouble later. Here we tell you what kind of tooth misalignments you can have…

... and
not too close
together.

Reasons for braces


Crossbite

What is crossbite?

Illustration Crossbite Illustration Crossbite

Illustration Crossbite

Crossbite means the position of one or more teeth is reversed, so your teeth cross each other vertically. Want an example? If you have crossbite, the position of your top incisors is behind your bottom ones or your lower molars are bent further outward than the top ones.

Closely packed teeth

Closely packed teeth Closely packed teeth

Closely packed teeth

It is difficult to brush closely packed teeth. And plaque, which is hard to remove, can build up more easily in their recesses.

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