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Are malocclusions affecting your smile? Damage to your smile 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 simply chip or crack, and cause you enamel damage that can put your entire smile at risk. Listed below are some frequently asked questions regarding malocclusions and likely treatment methods:

Can orthodontic treatments be executed to correct 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.

What are some additional types 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 is the definition of a malocclusion?

– A malocclusion is a form of bad bite that results in an irregularity or misalignment with your teeth.

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

If you are ready to take the next step to achieve a glorious smile with an orthodontic treatment, set an appointment with Yuma Orthodontics, Inc. at our orthodontic office in Yuma, Arizona. We can easily be reached at (928) 343-9559. Dr. Joseph Wilson and the rest of our team look forward to taking your smile into the future!