Published: Mar 15, 2017 | By: Richard Caven
Crooked or crowded teeth? Underbite or overbite? If this is you, then you’re among the millions of Americans that have a bad bite, or malocclusion. Bad bites are caused by a variety of factors, such as genetics, injury to the jaw or mouth, tooth loss and even thumb sucking. However, the good news is that with orthodontic treatment and paying greater attention to your oral health, these issues can be corrected. For many people, having such issues corrected is crucial, as there are a variety of symptoms that one can experience as a result of a bad bite that make the condition more of an albatross. Here’s a closer look at some of these signs and symptoms:
Symptoms of a Bad Bite
Knowing whether or not you’ve got a bad bite or crooked or misaligned teeth should be fairly easy to detect, but here’s a look at some accompanying signs and symptoms that can help validate the need to correct such issues:
As we noted in the opening, the good news is that bad bites can be fairly easily corrected through orthodontic treatment, whether it’s through the administration of braces, retainers or some other form of treatment.
For more information on the signs and symptoms that are often associated with bad bites, contact Caven Dental today.
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