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Are your teeth suffering from any form of malocclusions? Injury to your teeth in the form of a misalignment can increase your risk of tooth decay, gum disease, and tooth breakage. When teeth are not straight, they can easily chip or crack, and cause you enamel damage that can put your entire smile in harm’s way. Listed below are some commonly asked questions regarding malocclusions and potential treatment methods:

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

What are some common 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 precisely is a malocclusion?
– A malocclusion is a form of bad bite that results in an irregularity or misalignment with your teeth.

Can orthodontic treatments be used to fix 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.

For additional oral health care treatments, Dr. Nidal Obeid and our team at Family Dental of Palatine are here to give you the straight smile you desire. If you would like to schedule an appointment to come see us at our orthodontic office in Palatine, Illinois, please contact us at 847-485-8767 to speak with a member of our team. Don’t let crooked teeth control your life. It’s time to fight back and get the smile you deserve!