Orthodontic treatment is very beneficial. It not only aligns your smile and improves your oral health, but it can also treat many different types of alignment problems. To help you understand a little more, our orthodontist, Dr. Joshua Knowles, is happy to list the alignment issues orthodontic treatment can fix. Those issues are:
-Overbite: This is sometimes called “buck teeth.” It’s when the upper front teeth stick out farther than the lower teeth.
-Underbite: This sometimes creates a “bulldog” appearance. It’s when the lower teeth are too far forward or the upper teeth are too far back.
-Crossbite: This is when the upper front teeth do not come down slightly in front of the front lower teeth when biting down.
-Open bite: This is when you have a space between the biting surfaces of your front and side teeth when you bite down.
-Misplaced midline: This is when the center of your upper front teeth do not line up with the center of your lower front teeth.
-Spacing: This is when you have gaps between the teeth because you are missing teeth or because your teeth just don’t fill the mouth.
-Crowding: This is when you have more teeth than your jawbone can hold.
Call Smile at the World Orthodontics today at 254-773-8028 if you have any questions or if you are interested in aligning your smile with orthodontic treatment in Temple, Texas. Our orthodontic team is here to help you in any way we can, and we look forward to hearing from you!