There are many reasons orthodontic treatment might be recommended but some of the more common reasons are bite correction, crowded teeth, irregularly spaced teeth, etc. Aside from the aesthetic benefits of undergoing orthodontic treatment, the longterm results mean a healthier mouth. If left untreated, chewing issues, speaking issues, loss of tooth enamel or problems with the jaw could be the end result. Again, if orthodontic treatment has been recommended to you, allow us to walk you through the process to help you understand exactly what is involved.