Malocclusion 101

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Braces and other orthodontic treatments are used to treat malocclusion, which means having crooked teeth or a “poor bite.” One’s bite is the way the upper and lower teeth come together. In a proper bite, the upper teeth sit slightly forward of the lower teeth. Few people have a perfect bite. Malocclusion is sometimes a… Read more »

Orthodontics: The Types of Malocclusion

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There are many different smile-alignment issues that need to be dealt with by orthodontic treatment. Today, our would like to focus on one of those issues, which is malocclusion. Occlusion in , , is the alignment and spacing of your upper jaw and lower teeth when you bite down, and malocclusion is the poor positioning… Read more »