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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
13 years experience in Dentistry
Bite is not right: A malocclusion means that your teeth arent fitting right together when you bite. Teeth are supposed to fit a certain way and you are supposed to bite ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Roccia
16 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Orthodontist: Your local orthodontist is the expert in dental occlusion. They will be able to develop a treatment plan to fit your expectations.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Siu
16 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
Jaw surgery, ortho: Malocclusion is a problem in the way the upper & lower teeth fit together in biting or chewing. It literally means "bad bite". The two main forms of m ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Roccia
16 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Bite off: Malocclusion is simply when the teeth do not fit in an anatomically correct position. This can be the result of numerous things. Consulting your den ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
50 years experience in Rheumatology
Bracing: Try an athletic mouthpiec for$1 at the sports store and go to a friendly inexpensive orthodontist for advice.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
Yes: "occlusion" means "bite, " the way the teeth and jaws relate to, and function with, each other. "malocclusion" means "bad bite, " and you need to see ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Crooked Teeth: A malocclusion is a condition where the teeth do not meet harmoniously and/or are not positioned in an esthetic way.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
Malocclusion: Malocclusion, bad bite, may be due to dental and/or skeletal malrelationships in all 3 planes of space, transverse (side to side), sagittal (front to ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Grimm
24 years experience in Dentistry
Bad bite: It's a fancy way of saying that the top and bottom teeth are badly out of alignment. How it looks can vary depending on what the cause is and whether ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Murray
14 years experience in Dentistry
Bad bites : A class i maloclussion means that your bite on the sides lines up correctly. So you have a good bite with crowded teeth most likely. Teeth that are st ... Read More
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