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Why Does It Seem My Overbite Is Getting Worse I Grind At Night
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
Why am i getting so many craze lines on my lower incisor teeth.I am 34, and i cannot grind on those teeth, because I have a overbite, they don't touch.
Jaw positions: Most people don't realize how much movement they get from their lower jaw. Craze lines typically develop as a result of excessive force being applied to teeth. Even though you may not be able to consciously move your teeth together, you may be doing it subconsciously at night and that's why you're getting the craze lines. Check with your dentist to let them help determine the cause. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can i be getting frequent headaches because of an overbite? Imitrex makes it worse and so does coffee. Blood work is normal.
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
"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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Overbite: In layman's terms, an "overbite" typically refers to the upper front teeth sticking out horizontally, further than the lower front teeth. An orthodontist defines an "overbite" as the vertical overlap of the upper front teeth over the lower front teeth. Get an opinion from an orthodontic specialist regarding the best option (it depends highly on the severity of your own problem). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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