Your smile is your greeting to the world. It’s also a window to an important part of your dental health — the alignment of your teeth. Not everyone is born with beautiful teeth. Crooked teeth or spaces between the teeth may be a source of embarrassment or self-consciousness. Improperly aligned teeth and jaws — called a “malocclusion” — also can lead to a host of sometimes painful dental disorders. The good news is that orthodontic treatment can correct these problems … and help you achieve a healthy, beautiful smile that’s good for life. What would you like to know about orthodontics? Inside are answers to some of the most asked questions about orthodontics.