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Why does it seem my overbite is getting worse? I grind at night

Why does it seem my overbite is getting worse? I grind at night

Growth: Jaw develops for years sometimes after you have finished growing. Grinding can affect your TMJ joint making this worse. ...Read more

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Overbite (Definition)

A malocclusion of the teeth in which the front upper incisor and canine teeth project over the lower. ...Read more


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Should i go to the doctor or should I wait? I was hit last night in the jaw, i heard a pop and pain to my ear. I can move my jaw but when i try to open it wide i get nasty pain and when i close my jaw my teeth are not lining up almost like and overbite an

Should i go to the doctor or should I wait? I was hit last night in the jaw, i heard a pop and pain to my ear. I can move my jaw but when i try to open it wide i get nasty pain and when i close my jaw my teeth are not lining up almost like and overbite an

If : If you have not done so already, you need to seek medical attention right away. You may be dealing with a fractured or dislocated jaw. An exam and x-ray will be able to aid in the diagnosis and appropriate treatment of your problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do you get an overbite fixed?

How do you  get an overbite fixed?

Braces: Traditional orthodontics, invisalign or possibly veneers ( instant orthodontics). It all depends on your specific condition. ...Read more

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How much does it cost to get overbite correction?

How much does it cost to get overbite correction?

Depends: A vertical and horizontal overbite of 2-3 mm is normal. A more extreme overbite can be corrected with cosmetic restorative procedures. Some may need orthodontic treatment but that can result in bone loss. Some can also be corrected surgically. Please seek an evaluation from a good restorative dentist/ prosthodontist. He or she will help you decide if one or a combination of techniques are right. ...Read more

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I just wanted to know can overbite get you braces?

I just wanted to know can overbite get you braces?

"Get?": An overbite, horizontal or vertical, will not "get" you braces, will not mandate that you be treated. Any dental positional irregularity that you, as a layman, can see is usually just the tip of the iceberg. Have an examination performed by a qualified Orthodontic Specialist to see if you have a malocclusion, and if so what can be done to correct it. ...Read more

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How can I get my buckteeth overbite fixed without braces?

How can I get my buckteeth overbite fixed without braces?

Not easily: Orthodontic Care will put your teeth into place. If your overbite is mild, it may be possible to reshape your teeth, but not if you have a severe skeletal component...can't "straighten" teeth on jaws that don't match. Also know that braces require postRx retention. Restorations require periodic repair/replacement. See both Orthodontic Specialist & Cosmetic Dentist for consultations. ...Read more

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Is there a way to get rid of overbite without fixed braces?

Yes probably: Both invisalgn and veneer are possible in the right situation. Each person is unique and you will need to talk to someone who does both of these procedures. ...Read more

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Nocturnal (Definition)

This refers to something that ...Read more