Doctors for Crooked Teeth in Kundgol Cross, Hubli-Dharwad
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Crooked teeth or overlapping teeth are caused due to misalignment of your jaws or due to crowding of the tooth. Disproportionate upper and lower jaws result in overbite or under bite. Early loss of teeth or improper fit of dental restorations causes crooked teeth. Symptoms are:
• Abnormal alignment of teeth
• Abnormal face appearance
• Difficulty in chewing or biting
• Speech difficulties or lisping
HOW IS CROOKED TEETH DIAGNOSED?
Dentists usually conduct a physical examination to diagnose crooked teeth. They may also order for a dental X-ray, teeth impressions and photographs of your face to confirm the diagnosis.
HOW IS CROOKED TEETH TREATED?
The treatment of crooked teeth is done by an Orthodontist who will decide on the best course of action. A removable retainer may be helpful for some people to rectify the problem. For a majority of individuals, braces are a must. In extreme cases, like a severe underbite or overbite, it may be necessary to conduct more extensive corrections that involve surgery.
DID YOU KNOW?
When left untreated, crooked teeth can often lead to periodontal disease and premature wear on your enamel. Periodontal disease may also increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and other illnesses. Straighter teeth and a proper bite can help you avoid these negative effects on your health.