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What Is The Best Treatment For Dental Bite Disturbances
Does an adults dental bite shift slightly throughout one's life (in the absence of perio disease) or are teeth to remain in their exact position?
Occlusion (bite): Teeth are not like steel poles set in concrete. There is some slight movement. The more ideal the occlusion (bite) the more they tend to stay in place (barring periodontal disease). There may be some slight shifting over time but they should remain in the same position. Parafunctional habits may also play a role in tooth movement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wondering what kind of dental bite my kids will have. Should i ask my fiance for photos or xrays from his youth?
Overbite: Though many dental bites do have genetic origins, there are many bites influenced by habits, accidents, or health issues. We have heard for years the they have their father's big teeth with their mother's small mouth leading to crowding. It is not that simple. Some family influences can skip generations, so it would be difficult to predict your child's bite. Don't worry. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My nti nightguard made my teeth shift. I have a underbite now and the bite is uneven. Why did this happen, and what is the best treatment to fix it?
Not sure, discuss it: While at first glance, you might attribute 100% of your problem to the nti appliance, it might be more complicated than that. That is not to say that the nti appliance made it worse, (nor caused it). Never having seen you or your bite before and now, we can only guess as to what's going on and why. Discuss this with your dentist and consider orthodontics if appropriate. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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