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Why are Overbites Bad?


When a person’s top and bottom teeth don’t align properly, dentists call this a “malocclusion.” One of the most common types of malocclusions is an overbite. When someone has an overbite, their top teeth overlap …

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What Is Malocclusion?


It is a common belief that orthodontics is all about the transformation of smiles, leaving patients with beautifully straight teeth. And, while that is a big part of it, the field of orthodontics involves so …

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How Do Orthodontists Fix Overbites?


Overbite is one of the most common orthodontic conditions. It often accompanies other issues like crowding and misaligned teeth. Having an overbite means that the teeth on the top row extend too far vertically covering …

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What Causes Underbites?


When you meet someone for the first time, one of the things you notice is their smile. It is a universal sign that all is well in the world – even if just for that …

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Am I Too Old For Braces?


When you think of braces, you probably think of teenagers with their metallic smiles. But braces aren’t just for children and teenagers. Many adults choose to undergo orthodontic treatment to improve their smiles and correct …