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- Why Walker Orthodontics?
Dr. John Walker of Walker Orthodontics works every day with patients in Worcester County, MA who are looking to fix their crooked teeth (malocclusions) and other orthodontic issues. A Concord, MA, orthodontist is a qualified dentist who has undergone special training, similar to medical doctors that choose to specialize in fields such as neurology and endocrinology. Orthodontists in Concord also undergo extra years of university-based study, as well as gaining extensive experience in an orthodontics residency program.
Orthodontists in Concord, MA help to correct patients’ dental malocclusions (an abnormality in the alignment of the upper and/or lower teeth). This includes under-bites, overbites, cross-bites, spaces between teeth, overcrowded teeth, and the treatment of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders. Other problems with the function of the jaw should also be treated by an orthodontist.
A typical consultation with the professional orthodontics practitioners at Walker Orthodontics may include:
A malocclusion refers to crooked or misaligned teeth. It is also a flaw in the relationship between the bottom and top dental arches. Some examples of malocclusions include crossbite, overbite, underbite, open bite, reverse bite, asymmetrical teeth, and impacted teeth. Three orthodontic techniques doctors use to treat malocclusions include:
The team at Walker Orthodontics are here to help you get the brightest, straightest, and healthiest teeth and mouth.
The information provided in this article is not meant to be medical advice and is for educational purposes only. If you would like to learn more about this and other orthodontic-related topics, feel free to contact Walker Orthodontics, with convenient orthodontic offices in Harvard & Lunenburg, by calling 978.345.7988 or clicking here to request your complimentary, no-obligation Walker Orthodontics Smile Assessment.