Protruding Teeth

Do your upper front teeth stick out further than the rest of your upper teeth?

Protruding front teeth – also referred to as ‘buck teeth’ – is a problem we see a lot, especially in our younger patients.

But we also often see protruding teeth in adults, and for those suffering, it can cause a range of different problems.

Here at Elite Orthodontics, we recognise that protruding teeth could be a rather embarrassing issue for a lot of people, affecting their confidence about their smiles and stopping them from showing their teeth when smiling in public or in photographs. 

We are also familiar with the fact that many children are teased at school because of their protruding teeth, and this can affect their self-esteem adversely.

To find out more about how we can help fix protruding teeth or to book a consultation with our expert orthodontists in London, don’t hesitate to contact us!

What causes protruding teeth?

Protrusion of upper front teeth or an overjet could be either due to the forward angle or inclination of these teeth or due to the fact the lower jaw is set back or recedes in relation to the upper jaw. You could also get protrusion of lower teeth or an underbite because of this, too.

But what exactly causes this to happen?

Well, there are many different causes, but some of the most common include:

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How can I fix protruding teeth?

9 times out of 10, protruding teeth can be fixed with orthodontic treatment.

Our specialist orthodontists treat many cases of protruding teeth daily and are experts at correcting this problem using comfortable and painless treatment strategies.

In rare cases, we may need to go down the dental surgery route and consult our specialist oral surgeons to help fix buck teeth.

We make sure that the most appropriate treatment options are presented to you, and that these suit your tastes and preferences. 

Our goal at Elite Orthodontics is to give our patients life-lasting, beautiful smiles that make them happy and self-assured. 

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Get in touch with the Elite Orthodontics team!

If your confidence has taken a hit at the hands of protruding teeth, our team would be more than happy to help.

To book a consultation with us, or to find out more about how we can help fix your misaligned bite, give us a call today on 020 7580 5370, or send us a message via our online contact form and we’ll be in touch!

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