Open Bite

This type of malocclusion occurs when the upper and lower sets of teeth are unable to make contact, even when the jaw is fully closed. Often, the teeth will make contact in the back of the mouth, creating undue wear on these teeth. This problem is correctible but may take […]

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Crossbite

Crossbite is a type of malocclusion where the upper and lower set of teeth are misaligned with each other in a lateral or asymmetric dimension. Crossbite can also be treated with aligners, braces, or some combination.

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Spacing

Spacing occurs when there is a gap or so much space between teeth that they do create contact points between the teeth. This spacing can occur in isolated areas of the mouth or in all areas. Treatment is available in the forms of braces. This can be appealing or unappealing […]

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Crowding

Crowding occurs when you have more teeth and overall tooth size that the jaw can reasonably accommodate. It results in misalignment and can be painful and unappealing. A number of treatments including braces are available.

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Underbite

The underbite malocclusion is characterized by upper teeth that fail to extend far enough out to meet the lower set of teeth. In addition to being potentially unappealing, this condition and misalignment can be painful.

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Overbite

This bite problem occurs when the upper set of teeth over-extend the lower set of teeth. The issue can be caused by misaligned teeth or misaligned jaw bones. Mild overbites may not be a serious problem, but left untreated, more serious overbites may create tooth pain and problems with dental […]

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