Your Teeth Are Crooked. Blame Modern Life.

Why did ancient humans have straighter teeth than you?

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It’s a common rite of American adolescence. Kids lose their baby teeth, their adult teeth come in crooked or crowded, and their parents take them off to the orthodontist for several years of painful and expensive restructuring. The parents pay, the kids suffer, and then the braces come off after a…