In the early years of life, most people’s tooth eruption took place in a random manner, which caused a problem in getting the best possible bite. The equilibration, porcelain crowns, porcelain veneers and adjustments of teeth and jaw are some dental procedures that help the patient by providing bite correction. Many patients suffer from the dental problems such as underbite, overbite, dental midline, crowding, cross bite, high canines, spacing and open bite. Misaligned teeth always affect the appearance and structure of the face, and makes oneself self-conscious. The bite problem leads to many other complications, including problem while chewing, strain in the jaw muscles, teeth grinding, snoring and insomnia and speech impediments. To get rid of this problem an orthodontic procedure helps by repositioning of the jaw and teeth. This can be done at any age, but orthodontist always prefers to perform bite correction in the childhood period.
Effects of Bad bite
The bad bite causes destructive forces to the teeth, jawbones and muscles. There are various therapeutic methods that have been proposed by the well-experienced orthodontist for the treatment of bite relevant problems. Orthodontic-surgical treatment and orthodontic camouflage are the two methods of getting bite correction. Many patients have expressed strong rejection to the surgical treatment because it costs quite high and the risk is also involved in this. Usually, the orthodontist exposes the impacted tooth and move it into the correct position. While performing bite correction, orthodontist’s involves the proper use of tools to align the jaws and teeth. The bad bite causes destructive forces to the teeth, jawbones, and muscles.
Bite correction also reduces the risk of tooth decay, gum related problems, and relieves from excessive pressure on the jaw. The uneven setting of the teeth damages the articulation of the opposite jaw and creates pain and a cracking sound.