Common Problems

When a person’s teeth or jaw structure do not fit together properly,Orthodontic treatment may be necessary to straighten teeth and promote ideal function.These problems, often referred to as malocclusions (or bad bites), can cause speech difficulty, premature wear of the teeth and protective enamel and even increase the chance of injury to teeth and jaw joint, if left untreated.

Underbite  wellington florida underbite correction

 In an underbite,the lower jaw extends out,causing the lower front teeth to sit in front of the upper front teeth.

Spacing      wellington florida teeth correction

spacing problems may be caused by missing teeth or may only be a cosmetic issue.

Protusion    wellington florida upper front teeth protrusion correction

The appearance and function of your teeth are impacted by this type of bite. It is characterized by the upper teeth expanding too far forward or the lower teeth not extending far enough forward.

 Crowding   wellington florida teeth crowding correction

Crowding occurs when teeth have insufficient room to erupt from the gum. Crowding can often be corrected by expansion, and many times tooth removal can be avoided.

Crossbite  wellington florida crossbite correction

The upper teeth site inside the lower teeth, which may cause tooth stratification and misaligned jaw growth.

Overbite  wellington florida overbite correction

The upper front teeth extend out over the lower front teeth, sometimes causing the lower front teeth to bite into the roof of the mouth.

Openbite wellington florida openbite correction

Proper chewing is impacted by this type of bite, in which the upper and lower front teeth do not overlap. Open bite may be caused by things like thumb sucking or tongue thrusting.

Midlines  wellington florida midlines don't match correction

This type of problem is caused when the back bite does not fit and match appropriately, which may negatively impact jaw and proper dental functions.