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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. 

Is jaw surgery painful? 0

Jaw surgery

When a bite is too severe to be corrected with braces alone, then jaw surgery will be needed. To some people, the procedure may seem scary but it is usually quite simple. In today's blog, we’re going to discuss a commonly asked question of whether jaw surgery is painful.

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.

Braces: What to Expect 0

Braces | Manchester Orthodontics

First things first, what are braces?

Well, braces are an orthodontic procedure that are used to straighten teeth.

Ideally used for people who have crooked teeth or a misaligned bite, they apply pressure to move teeth into the correct positions. At Northenden House we offer different types of braces for your needs; the most common being lingual braces, ceramic braces, and Invisalign aligners.

 

Getting braces can be quite a daunting, especially when you don’t know what to expect. But worry not as we will guide you through the whole process.

 

There are 3 main areas we are going to cover so you know what to anticipate.

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