The Ultimate Orthodontics for Kids Quiz
by Staff
If you've got a mouthful of crooked, mismatched chompers, don't fret. You're not alone, and this quiz will help you figure out how to get that straight, beautiful smile of your dreams.

What does malocclusion mean?

  • misaligned teeth
  • overbite
  • crowded teeth

When did people start wearing braces?

  • around 2000 B.C.
  • the 1300s
  • the early 1900s

Edward Angle is known as the father of modern orthodontics. When did he practice?

  • mid-1700s
  • late-1800s
  • early-1900s

How many years of school must students complete after their undergraduate degree to get an orthodontics degree?

  • two to four
  • three to five
  • six to seven

At what age should children first see an orthodontist?

  • 7
  • 10
  • 12

About what percentage of orthodontics patients are adults?

  • 10
  • 20
  • 30

If you're seeing an orthodontist, about how often will you have appointments?

  • once a month
  • 1.5 months to 3 months
  • every 6 months

True or False: If your orthodontist recommends braces, you'll be a wearing them for at least a year.

  • TRUE

True or False: Orthodontic treatment helps lower your risk of gum disease.

  • TRUE

About how much should you expect to pay for a full orthodontics treatment for a child?

  • $2,000
  • $5,000
  • $8,000