Bite problems

You may have noticed that you have problems biting, chewing or eating; or that your teeth do not seem to come together properly when you bite. There are a number of bite problems that lead to either biting or chewing issues, or they result in excessive wear and tear of the teeth or inability of the jaw joints to function in an ideal fashion.

Examples of bite problems include:

Why should bite issues be corrected?

Bite issues are pretty common, and not all will require orthodontic treatment. However, in cases where the problem is moderate or severe, bite issues should be dealt with as soon as possible to prevent further issues from occurring later on in life. Bite correction in London can help to align your teeth, as well as prevent problems such as the following from happening: 

Overbite correction in London using orthodontics can realign both the teeth and the jaw, and fix overcrowding problems as well. However, it’s worth noting that depending on the issue, in some cases some teeth may need to be removed in order for your braces to have the desired effect. 

Your dentist will be able to advise you on what sort of braces are best to suit your bite issues, and what to expect from your treatment.

Rest assured that here at Elite Orthodontics we have many ways of addressing such bite issues with comfortable inconspicuous braces which aim to deliver not only an amazing smile, but good function and optimal dental health.

Contact us for more information.