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As its name suggests, an overbite occurs when the upper front teeth fall over the lower set of front teeth.
They can lead to serious health concerns such as increased tooth deterioration and functional issues in the muscles of the jaw.
They can also pose aesthetic concerns for those looking to achieve a super smile and healthy bite.
Untreated overbites may lead to the following dental problems:
- Bottom front teeth may harm the gums above the top front teeth
- Speech impediments
- May cause jaw problems
- >Unattractive smile
Overbite Correction Treatments in Northmead
Children and Teenagers
Extraction of baby teeth to make space for permanent teeth to grow in straight
Growth modification device – helps to position the jaw
Braces – move the teeth to correct the overbite as well as the jaw
Retainers – a device used after braces that help to keep the teeth in place
Braces – move the teeth to fix an overbite
Teeth extraction – dentists try to avoid this procedure but will do this in very severe cases to allow the teeth to move
Oral surgery – jaw problems for bone-type overbites can only be corrected with surgery for adults
It’s never too late to correct your bite and your smile!
For any bite problems, visit your Northmead dentist today here at Smiles First Dental.
We offer high-quality solutions to various factors that affect your smile and the aesthetics of your teeth.
Dental Care in Northmead
Smiles First Dental is your trustworthy dentist in the Northmead area. The appearance of your smile and its underlying health is vital to us.
Our expertly trained staff treats all dental issues, including complicated problems related to other health conditions.
Our commitment to our patients is optimal dental health and a stunning smile.
We make life a little bit easier for our patients by offering late hours on weekdays and weekend appointments.
GAP FREE CHECK-UP AND CLEAN
We offer all patients gap-free check-ups, cleans and all preventative treatments if you are in a private health fund ($180 for patients not in a private health fund).
We are located at 19/5-7 Kleins Rd in Northmead.