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Why do people have over-jet and class II? Is it a genetic issue, or is it due to environmental problems such as mouth-breathing?​

The answer to this questions is rather complex and multifactorial. We are actually talking about skeletal class II and it’s development. It is multifactorial, and it cannot be really simplified …

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I used to think that orthodontic treatment reduced the incidence of dental decay​ until I read this study…

“The influence of orthodontic treatment on dental caries: An Australian cohort study” https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/cdoe.12446 Objective To assess the influence of orthodontic treatment on long‐term caries experience in 30‐year‐old South Australians. The …

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Can the temporomandibular joint adopt due to a functional shift of the mandible in a posterior crossbite case?

Here is an interesting article showing that the TMJ joint can remodel and adopt to certain forces, especially in cases of a funcitonal shift resulting from a posterior crossbite. ” These …

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