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what are the symptoms, signs of malocclusion?

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Dr. Wayne Roccia
16 years experience 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 dentist and orthodontist are the best first steps to correcting malocclusion.
Answered on Oct 29, 2014
Dr. ILAN ABRAMOWITZ
14 years experience Dentistry
Bite shift: Joint problems, perio disease, cavities, bone loss, to name a few
Answered on Aug 15, 2012
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Lots: Crowding, spacing, deep bite, open bite, cross bite, rotations, protrusion, retrusion, high narrow palate, upper or lower jaw too far forward, upper or lower jaw too far back, underbite, buck teeth, excessive wear, fractures near the gum line, bone/gum loss, jaw joint (TMJ) dysfunction, speech alterations, breathing obstruction, and so many other signs & symptoms. Please see an orthodontist.
Answered on May 4, 2015
Dr. Hilary Baskin
27 years experience Orthodontics
Bad bite: Teeth that are not positioned as they should be. See an orthodontist to discuss further as it relates to your case. Most will provide a free consultation.
Answered on Jan 31, 2015
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Malocclusion: means the teeth are not aligned properly. Severe malocclusion is also known as: crowded teeth, misaligned teeth, crossbite, overbite, underbite, or anterior open bite. See an orthodontist for evaluation and treatment.
Answered on May 4, 2015

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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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