Malocclusion is the clinical word for misaligned teeth. Which can result in oral health issues. Problems like overbite, underbite, crossbite, and overcrowding. Teeth become misaligned. It becomes difficult to execute essential oral tasks such as chewing, biting. But an orthodontist is unique educated to treat all forms of malocclusions. It can fix the way your teeth are arranging in the jaw. Orthodontic therapy employs many instruments. It procedures to realign the misaligned jaw and crooked teeth.
What Is Malocclusion?
Types Of Malocclusion
- Crossbite Overcrowding
- Open bite
What Causes Malocclusion?
Occlusion relates to the tooth’s alignment and how the upper and lower teeth fit together. The higher teeth should overlap the lower teeth somewhat. The tips of the molars must correspond with the grooves of the opposing molar.
Malocclusion is inherit. This indicates that it hands down across families. It may be the result of a size disparity between the upper and lower jaws or between the jaw and teeth. It causes overcrowding of the teeth and irregular biting patterns. This disease may also cause of abnormal jaw structure. It is congenital abnormalities such as cleft lip and palate.
- Frequent pacifier usage as an infant or toddler
- Extensive bottle-feeding throughout childhood or infancy
- A cleft lip/palate
- A trauma that repositions the jaw.
- Oral or jaw tumors
- Substandard dental care Teeth that are irregular formed or affected