Orthodontics Stocks List
|NUMG||C||NuShares ESG Mid-Cap Growth ETF||3.22|
|AGNG||B||Global X Aging Population ETF||3.06|
|MID||D||American Century Mid Cap Growth Impact ETF||2.71|
|PTH||D||Invesco DWA Healthcare Momentum ETF||2.52|
|IVDG||D||Invesco Focused Discovery Growth ETF||2.49|
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Orthodontics is a specialty of dentistry that deals with the diagnosis, prevention, and correction of malpositioned teeth and jaws, and misaligned bite patterns. It can also focus on modifying facial growth, known as dentofacial orthopedics.
Abnormal alignment of the teeth and jaws is common. Nearly 50% of the population, according to the American Association of Orthodontics, has malocclusions severe enough to benefit from orthodontic treatment.: although this figure decreases to less than 10% according to the same AAO statement when referring to medically necessary orthodontics. There is a lack of strong scientific evidence for the health benefits of orthodontic treatment - a fact the academic journals and professional associations in the field of orthodontics were slow to admit. Treatment can take several months to a few years, it involves the use of dental braces and other appliances to slowly move the teeth and jaws around. If the malocclusion is very severe, jaw surgery may be used. Treatment is usually started before a person reaches adulthood since bones can more easily be moved around in children.