Aligning the Teeth

Aligning the Teeth
  • Crooked, crowded or protruding teeth
  • Gapped Teeth – large or uneven space between teeth
  • Extra or missing teeth
  • Irregularities of the jaws
  • Cleft palate – when the roof of the mouth has a deformity since birth
  • Rotation – when a tooth turns or tips out of its normal position.
  • Transposition – when two teeth interchange their normal respective positions.
  • Deep bite – when the upper front teeth overlap excessively over the lower teeth.
  • Under bite – when the lower front teeth are positioned overlapping the upper front teeth.
  • Cross bite – when any or all of the upper teeth are positioned significantly inside or outside the lower teeth.
  • Open bite – when the upper and lower front teeth don’t meet
  • Misplaced midline – when the centre line between the upper front teeth doesn’t match up with the centre line of the lower front teeth
  • Increased over jet – when the upper front teeth angle horizontally outwards.