Making Malocclusion Right

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What is Malocclusion? An occlusion basically means "bite," or how the teeth fit together when the upper and lower jaw close. And, if you've ever learned any basic spanish you know that "mal" means "wrong," "evil," or "bad." So, a malocclusion is a bad bite. One in five people have... Read more »

Traditional Braces Can Often Correct a Significant Overbite

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Overbite and underbite issues with your child’s permanent teeth can be attributed to several things, including genetics and environmental factors. Also known as malocclusion, misaligned bites can leave your child with an unattractive smile and inefficient oral function. If these issues are not addressed in a reasonable amount of time,... Read more »

Malocclusion: the Cause and Cure

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What is a malocclusion? A malocclusion is a term for any misalignment of the teeth or jaw. Typical examples include overbites, underbites, crossbites and open bites. A malocclusion can arise from a multitude of causes. For some individuals is the effect of a small jaw and too many teeth. Anciently,... Read more »