Written by Dr. Febin Mary George, BDS | Medically Reviewed by Dr. Shaista Salam, BDS, Dr. Zein El Hammouz, DDS, MFD/RCSI Fact Checked ✓ Table of Contents 1. Open bite: Definition, types, and causes 2...
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Crossbite is a type of dental malocclusion that affects dental alignment. This condition occurs when the upper teeth do not align correctly with the lower teeth when the jaws are fully closed.
Teeth grinding with aligners: It is difficult to imagine the success of your orthodontic treatment when you have clear aligners and bruxism in a single frame. This article is aimed at giving you clarity about clear aligners treatment if you grind or clench your teeth.
Tracking refers to how well your teeth movements are following the treatment plan, clinically seen as how well your aligners fit or not fit on your teeth. It is the difference between the planned teeth alignment vs the real one.
An underbite or mandibular prognathism is a condition in which the lower front teeth are positioned more forward than the upper front teeth. In a normal bite, the upper teeth should overlap the lower teeth whereas in the case of an underbite the lower teeth extend forward. (1)
A smile is the finest expression a person can wear. It comes with joy, excitement, or even an act of gratitude. Having uneven or misaligned teeth can do more than make your smile look unaesthetic; it can take away your confidence too!
An orthodontist is a doctor specializing in teeth straightening treatments and can beautify your smile. But with so many of them offering their services, the question remains, “ how to choose an orthodontist?
Healthy and strong teeth cannot be developed overnight. You must practice the steps in your oral hygiene routine properly to achieve optimum oral health. This article will walk you through the ideal oral hygiene routine, so read on to find out how you can plan one for yourself!