Orthodontic treatment is one of the most popular treatments for children, adolescents, teenagers, and adults throughout the United States. People understand that the appearance of their smile has a huge impact on their entire life. While it may not seem fair, those with a beautiful, straight smile are often promoted more frequently, often have more friends, and are generally more “accepted” in different areas of life. However, a straight smile is more than just a pretty accessory. A straight smile provides your mouth and your overall life with huge benefits.