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?
Diagnosis would be done via an X-ray by the dentist who would also check your jawline and teeth history, especially early stages of life.
HOW IS MISALIGNED TEETH TREATED?
Treatment for Misaligned Teeth depends on the diagnosis results. A removable retainer may be used to stabilize teeth. In some cases overcrowded teeth can be corrected by removing one or more teeth. In some cases wearing braces helps correct the misalignment.
DID YOU KNOW?
Misaligned Teeth or crooked teeth including over and under bites are an inherited trait