Misalignment of teeth is also known as malocclusion. There are several reasons why some people’s teeth grow in crooked, overlapping, or twisted.
Causes of Misaligned teeth
Poor tooth developmentImproper fit of dental restorationThumb sucking habitsGum diseaseHereditaryEarly loss of adult teethMisalignment of jaw after an injury
What Problems Come With Crooked or misaligned teeth?
Crooked teeth and misaligned bites can
Interfere with proper chewing.
Make keeping teeth clean more of a challenge, increasing the risk of cavities and gingivitis.
Make people feel self-conscious about their appearance and affect their self-esteem.
Treatment options for misaligned teeth
There are many orthodontic treatment options today to have your teeth straightened in convenient, fast and effective ways.
Orthodontics involves correcting teeth that are badly positioned, crooked or overcrowded, as well as closing gaps between teeth and correcting bites. This is done using orthodontic braces which move the teeth into the correct positions and alignment.
1. Removable or fixed braces
2. Invisible braces
3. Hidden (lingual) braces
The professionals at US dental are highly qualified and equipped with latest technology to diagnose and treat the toothache. After thorough clinical assessment aided by X ray examinations, diagnosis of toothache is established and the treatment is rendered to alleviate the tooth pain.