June 17, 2018

What are supernumerary teeth?

Most people will develop a total of 20 baby teeth that are replaced by 32 adult teeth. Sometimes those teeth don’t all appear, a condition called hypodontia. In other cases, all the normal teeth will be present, plus at least 1 extra! These extra teeth are supernumerary teeth, and the condition is called hyperdontia.
March 1, 2018

Why Straight Teeth? A brief commentary on its benefits

Studies have shown that people tend to perceive someone with straight teeth as wealthier, happier, and more dateable than someone with crooked teeth.