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What causes crooked teeth?

Posted by Dr. Sky Naslenas On Nov 17, 2016

Crooked teeth, more correctly called malocclusions, have reached epidemic proportions in the late 20th and early 21st centuries. According to the American Association of Orthodontists, approximately 80 percent of American teenagers are currently undergoing orthodontic treatment. Although advances in orthodontic devices and increased availability of such devices explain part of this increase, it still means there are a lot of crooked teeth in the world.

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One of the biggest clinical problems facing dental clinicians is producing an accurate replica of the teeth. Many different impression materials have been used, including plaster, rubber base material, polyether, reversible hydrocolloid, reversible hydrocolloid andPVSmaterial.Themostcommon trait of these materials is that patients find the properties unpleasant and dentists find it difficult to produce consistently stellar results. Patients object to the taste, tray size and bulk of material,

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