Posts Tagged ‘malocclusion’
What Is A Dental Overbite?
A dental overbite is when your upper front teeth overlap with your lower front teeth. Most patients have at least a small dental overbite. Orthodontic braces can fix many issues including a dental overbite. An overbite can have a negative impact on our cosmetic smile. Causes Of A Dental Overbite? The term occlusion is a dental term that…Read More
Do Kids Grind Their Teeth?
Teeth grinding or bruxism can be a common occurrence at one time or another for many adults. In fact, it is actually more common in children. It is believed that about 30% of all children grind or clench their teeth. Luckily, most kids usually move past grinding or clenching by the time they are a…Read More
Top Tips To Maintain Kids Dental Health
Starting off right is true for many things in life but it is especially true in dental care. Building a good dental health foundation early in life will pay big dividends as our children get older. These habits will allow your children to maintain a healthy smile as a child and as an adult. Not…Read More
The Straight Talk About Crooked Teeth
Crooked teeth (also referred to as a malocclusion) can affect approximately 75% of all American adults. Malocclusion can significantly affect dental and oral health over the course of a lifetime, leaving you with increased chances of developing periodontal disease and increased wear and trauma to teeth. Types Of Malocclusion –Crossbite – A crossbite is when…Read More
Tooth Eruption: What Happens When?
Tooth eruption is a process in tooth development in which the teeth erupt into the mouth and becomes visible. The arrival of a new tooth, or tooth eruption is a big event for most of us! As a baby, tooth eruption allows for introduction of new foods with more substance. Later on, many parents and…Read More
Are Sports Mouthguards Necessary?
Sports mouthguards are completely necessary if you wish to maintain your teeth while participating in a contact activity. Dental injuries are the #1 type of facial injury sustained during participation in athletic sports. Victims of total tooth avulsions (knocked out teeth) who do not have teeth properly preserved or replanted may face lifetime dental costs…Read More