Misaligned Teeth is a typical condition when the teeth of a person are not properly aligned. This can be categorized as overbite, underbite or crossbite. Basically, this condition can happen due to a physical trauma or there can be crowded teeth, crooked teeth or other such conditions that caused the misalignment. Misaligned teeth can cause a variety of problems such as frequent biting of the inner cheek, alteration in the appearance of face, discomfort of chewing or biting, speech problems, lisp or problems of breathing through mouth.
HOW IS MISALIGNED TEETH DIAGNOSED?
The misaligned teeth can be easily diagnosed by a physical dental examination by a dentistry expert. In most cases, the condition is diagnosed during a routine dental examination.
HOW IS MISALIGNED TEETH TREATED?
Treatment for this depends on the age and kind of problem that the patient suffers from. In early stages, braces help in correcting this misalignment. With progression of age, cosmetic dentistry along with some minute teeth filing and shaping are the only options.
DID YOU KNOW?
The earlier this problem is diagnosed, the quicker the treatment works because the jaws of babies are still soft and preventive measures show results.