Common Orthodontic Problems
An underbite is characterized by the lower jaw extending out, causing the lower front teeth to sit in front of the upper front teeth.
Spacing problems may be caused by missing teeth, or they may only be a cosmetic or aesthetic issue.
Upper Front Teeth Protrusion
The appearance and function of your teeth are impacted by this type of bite. It is characterized by the upper teeth extending too far forward or the lower teeth not extending far enough forward.
Crowding occurs when teeth have insufficient room to erupt from the gum. Crowding can often be corrected by expansion, and many times, tooth removal can be avoided.
The upper teeth sit inside the lower teeth, which may cause tooth stratification and misaligned jaw growth.
The upper front teeth extend out over the lower front teeth, sometimes causing the lower front teeth to bite into the roof of the mouth.
Proper chewing is impacted by this type of bite, in which the upper and lower front teeth do not overlap. Openbite may cause a number of unwanted habits, such as tongue thrusting.
Dental Midlines Not Matched
This type of problem is caused when the back bite does not fit and match appropriately, which may negatively impact jaw and proper dental function.
Children’s teeth are prone to cavities and injuries, but with the help of a pediatric dentist, dental care for children can be easily maintained. While dental care for people of all ages is important, it is especially crucial for children because they are constantly growing and changing. Want to know why a child’s dental care is…
It is not necessary to delay orthodontic evaluation for a child until all the permanent teeth come in. In fact, according to the current recommendation from orthodontists, all children should have an orthodontic evaluation by age 7. Seven years old is the target because at that age, children's mouths contain a mixture of permanent teeth…
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Pediatric dental procedures differ slightly from adult dental procedures, but they are all relatively similar. Children’s dentist appointments are more frequent because their teeth are still developing. It is important for their growth to be monitored by a pediatric dentist to ensure that everything is going smoothly. Taking a child to visit a pediatric dentist is…
There is usually some uncertainty of the age a child should see an orthodontist. Many factors can determine the right time for orthodontic attention. It is recommended for a parent to take a child to see an orthodontist at around age 7. Early treatment is always beneficial, especially at this time.A checkup should not be…