Psychiatry: A Better Bite for Father


The kid with a mouthful of hardware to align his teeth and make his jaws close neatly together has become a familiar sight during the past 30 years. Now so many adults are going in for tooth straightening that the American Association of Orthodontists estimated last week that about one-fifth of its members' patients are grownups.

Many adult candidates for orthodontics are young married women who decide that the work will greatly improve their looks. Others are people aged 40 to 60 who should have had it done as children, when it was not available or their parents could not...

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