The condition of Overbite is defined as a problem where the upper teeth tends to stick out a much larger volume as compared to the lower ones. Symptoms of the same are highly visible from an earlier age where the child may have teeth protruding extremely towards the front. Their jaws are also affected because of this shape of the upper teeth.
HOW IS OVERBITE DIAGNOSED?
A thorough dental examination
HOW IS OVERBITE TREATED?
The treatment of this condition can be done with the application of a removal retainer which can help in aligning the teeth in a better manner for comfortable chewing and speech. The removal of teeth may be recommended if the overbite is due to overcrowding of teeth.
DID YOU KNOW?
In adults, there are options of cosmetic dentistry available to treat these issues, if they were not attended to in the earlier stages of life.