Crooked Tooth

Crooked & Misaligned Teeth

Crooked teeth are very hard to clean, at risk of removal due to decay and diseases, cause a lot more stress on your jaw when you’re chewing. They can also adversely affect your appearance.

If you have any of the following, you may need to visit our orthodontists:

Overbite – The upper teeth stick out too much over the lower teeth. This situation is sometimes also called “buck teeth”.

Underbite – a kind of “bulldog” like appearance where the lower teeth stick out too much or the upper teeth stick in backwards.

Crossbite – when the upper teeth do not come down properly in front of the lower teeth when your mouth is closed.

Spacing – there are gaps or spaces, between the teeth.

Crowding – there are too many teeth for the ridge to accommod