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What is Malocclusion of the Teeth? 0

Malocclusion | Manchester Orthodontics

As an orthodontic practice we deal with all kinds of cases walking through our doors. With expert and fully trained consultant orthodontists, our patients leave with the smile of their dreams. A common case we see a lot is malocclusion, but what exactly is this?

A malocclusion is a misalignment or incorrect relation between the two dental arches when biting down.

How to figure out whether you have an overbite 0

overbite

Without knowing what an overbite is it’s impossible to figure out whether you have one or not, therefore understanding the signs is one of your first steps to diagnosis. An overbite is when your upper front teeth overlap with your lower front teeth. A lot of people have at least a little bit of an overbite, but when it’s severe it can affect confidence and often the function of the teeth. 

Will I need jaw surgery to correct my underbite? 0

Underbite surgery

If you have an irregular bite, you will need orthodontic treatment to correct it, so will you need jaw surgery? Carry on reading to learn whether jaw surgery is the only option available to fix an underbite.

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