Do I have an Overbite

Do I have Overbite?

If your top and bottom teeth overlap, you have an overbite. Overbite is common, and isn’t usually considered problematic. The problem arises when the overbite is too large or too small. In order to determine whether you have an overbite, just smile in the mirror with your jaw fully closed, and check whether you can clearly see 50% or more of your lower front teeth: if you can’t see 50% of your teeth, you may have an overbite and should see an orthodontist to figure it out.

Some of the symptoms include:

  • Having trouble opening or closing your mouth fully
  • Eating and chewing problems
  • Jaw lock
  • Jaw pops when you open or close your mouth
  • Earaches that persist
  • A headache

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Perfect Teeth Alignment - How are Teeth Supposed to Line Up

Perfect Teeth Alignment – How are Teeth Supposed to Line Up? 

You might not know that orthodontists can straighten your teeth, as well as fix your bite? Having your top and bottom teeth fit together inside your mouth properly is one of the most important aspects of orthodontic treatment. No, I’m not referring to the way you chew, but rather the way your top and bottom teeth fit together inside your mouth for proper jaw alignment. People aren’t always born with the perfect bite. The problem of a bad bite or “malocclusion” is not a big deal for many, but for others it can lead to excessive and uneven tooth wear, jaw joint pain, muscle pains, and headaches.

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What Causes White Spots on Teeth

What Causes White Spots on Teeth?

Dental fluorosis, caused by too much fluoride consumption, is a common cause of white spots on teeth. Children usually experience this when teeth break through the gums.

A condition that causes thin enamel is enamel hypoplasia, which occurs when teeth are still developing. But let’s delve into the different types of shite spots that can occur.

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The 12 Dental Specialities - Best Orthodontist USA

The 12 Dental Specialities Recognized by the NCRDSCB

There are 12 different dental specialties recognized by the National Council of Registered Dental Specialists. General dentistry is one, orthodontics and pediatrics another two!

Some other dental specialities include periodontology, oral surgery for severe problems like gum disease or a tooth extraction; endodontology covers root canals to save teeth from decay and prosthodentics helps with all your needs regarding dentist-made crowns or false teeth.

There’s even an interesting specialty in case you’ve lost most of your natural ones – it deals specifically with rehabilitation techniques that help people add to their remaining teeth with implants etcetera.

In this blog post we will explore each dental speciality field more closely, so get ready to learn about these fascinating fields!.

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What Do Dentists Know that Most People Don't

What Do Dentists Know that Most People Don’t?

Dentists spend eight years of their lives meticulously studying teeth. Four years to earn a bachelor’s degree as an undergraduate and four years to earn a DDS or DMD in dental school.

If they specialize, they’ll also need to complete a dental residency of a further two to three years, with oral and maxillofacial surgery requiring between four to six years.

They are the experts in dental care, and even though we all know that healthy teeth belong to a healthy person – dentists have extra knowledge about your oral health because they’ve studied it for so long!

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