Can Braces Reduce Bullying?

February 12th, 2012

A new website has been launched by a group of hospital orthodontists to investigate the link between dental malocclusion and bullying. Malocclusion often causes crooked or sticking out teeth and so far the study has found that 13% of 10-14 year olds examined for orthodontic treatment had been bullied, so this could be a hugely influential study when complete.

Have you or your child experienced bullying related to your teeth? You can help the researchers by going to

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