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Are you prepared for braces? Straightening your teeth is a brilliant way to increase your chances for optimum oral health for the rest of your life. With straighter teeth, you can clean all areas of your mouth more easily, which greatly decreases your risk for tooth decay and gum disease. Take this fun quiz!

You should contemplate attempting orthodontic treatment if you have which of the following?

a.) A malocclusion
b.) Bruxism or TMJ
c.) A misaligned smile
d.) All of the above

Which of following disorders are at risk if teeth are out of alignment and rubbing one another?

a.) Chipping or cracking
b.) Tooth enamel loss
c.) Bruxism
d.) All of the above

True or False: Braces and aligners are all created using metal wires and brackets.

a.) True
b.) False

True or False: Braces are able to shield your teeth from injury while playing contact sports

a.) True
b.) False

Answer Key: d, d, b, b

Would you like to book an orthodontic appointment with Jacobsen Orthodontics? Just call our orthodontic office at 760-951-7752. We are located in Victorville, California, and Dr. Michael Jacobsen. All of us at Jacobsen Orthodontics look forward to helping you.