Bite Problems: Underbite, Overbite, Openbite, Crossbite—What Are They?

Having a stable bite is essential to be able to bite and chew food properly, that is for certain. These bite problems are usually referred to as underbite, overbite, and crossbite. These problems are also known as malocclusions and they can lead to many orthodontic issues including speech difficulty. Just what do these terms mean?

Tongue thrusts do NOT cause anterior open bite

The notion that tongue thrusts cause anterior open bites has been exposed as a myth and a farce.

All About Crossbites

Orthodontics can be used at various stages of life to correct all different kinds of problems, from the purely aesthetic to the life altering. One of the problems of alignment that can occur at any age is a crossbite. Correcting a crossbite is one of the simplest things that orthodontic medicine can do, and we are going to discuss how to do so. First, let’s hear a little about what a crossbite is.

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