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Malocclusion means all kinds of possible deviations from ideal occlusion. It manifests itself with a misalignment of the teeth in the dental arch, delayed teething, having supernumerary or missing teeth as well as having teeth of abnormal size or shape. Malocclusion does not only affect your appearance, but also has an impact on the oral cavity functions. In effect, you might suffer from breathing, chewing, swallowing or even speech disorders. Overbite, underbite and crossbite are the most ... .
Every kind of malocclusion in a child can have very serious consequences. This is why we should begin the treatment right after we notice first symptoms of any type of bad bite. ... .
In contrary to the removable dental braces, the fixed ones are put on by an orthodontist for the whole period of the treatment. Nowadays, patients opt for them rather than for the removable braces because the treatment is noticeably shorter and more effective with the fixed braces. ... .
A dead tooth is a colloquial name for a tooth that does not have a nerve inside it because it was replaced by a dissolvable material during the root canal treatment. A tooth may also become dead due to caries. The shade of dead teeth usually become grey. Fortunately, they can be whitened as well. ... .
We usually associate the braces with children. Nowadays, however, more and more adults also become patients in the orthodontic offices. Fashion is not only about clothing, good cosmetics, complexion and hairstyle. White and healthy teeth are also trendy. When should an adult contact and orthodontist? ... .