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Did you know that malocclusions ruin smiles? Damage to your teeth in the form of a misalignment can enhance your risk for tooth decay, gum disease, and tooth breakage. When teeth are not straight, they can straightforwardly chip or crack, and cause you enamel damage that can put your entire smile at risk. Listed below are some frequently asked questions regarding malocclusions and probable treatment methods:

What is the purpose of a malocclusion?
– A malocclusion is a form of bad bite that results in an irregularity or misalignment with your teeth.

Can orthodontic treatments be implemented to correct malocclusions?
– Yes, depending on your level of malocclusion, there are a variety of orthodontic treatments at your aid to straighten your smile and correct any bite issues you may have.

What are some familiar forms of malocclusions that can occur outside your incisors?
– Spacing malocclusions are due to spacing issues between teeth and rotational malocclusions are due to improper positioning of teeth within your smile.

What are the common types of malocclusions to your incisors?
– Malocclusions due to errors with your incisors include misplaced midlines, open bites, deep bites, underbites, and overbites.

If you would like to schedule an orthodontic treatment at Warren Orthodontics or would like a comprehensive oral exam from Dr. Casey Warren and our team at our orthodontic office in Springville, Utah, please give us a call at 801-489-7878. Come in and become a success story with a straighter smile!