correcting_orthodontics

Orthodontics – to pull the top teeth back.

This boy’s front teeth ‘stuck out’ so two side teeth were extracted and “Train Tracks” used to pull the front ones back. 90% of orthodontists thought this was the best treatment. Note how his face has flattened and grown vertically.
By kind permission. Clark JD Kerr WJS and Davis MH. 1998 Dental Update 25:12-17.

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