CROWDING

Crowding is an orthodontic problem when one has too much tooth structure in too little of a space.

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Crowding is an orthodontic problem when one has too much tooth structure in too little of a space.

 

SPACING

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Spacing is the opposite of crowding where tooth structure is less than the space available.

 

OPENBITE

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An openbite results when all the teeth do not close together at the same time. Thumb-sucking can cause an openbite. This can be corrected with standard orthodontic means most of the time.

 

DEEPBITE (OVERBITE)

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An overbite is when the upper teeth come over and cover more than 30% of length of the lower teeth.

 

UNDERBITE

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An underbite results when the upper teeth fit inside the arch of the lower teeth.

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This is usually a growth discrepancy and may require surgery if excessive. The second patient showed above, had surgery done on the jaws to correct the jaw discrepancy.

 

HIGH SMILE LINE

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