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Do you suffer from any form of dental misalignment? Breakage to your teeth in the form of a misalignment can increase your risk of tooth decay, gum disease, and tooth breakage. When teeth are not straight, they can easily chip or crack, and cause you enamel damage that can put your entire smile at risk. Listed below are some frequently asked questions regarding malocclusions and potential treatment systems:

How do malocclusions come to pass?
– A malocclusion is a form of bad bite that results in an irregularity or misalignment with your teeth.

What are some traditional forms of malocclusions that can occur outside your incisors?
– Spacing malocclusions are due to spacing issues between teeth and rotational malocclusions are due to improper positioning of teeth within your smile.

Can orthodontic treatments be used to remove malocclusions?
– Yes, depending on your level of malocclusion, there are a variety of orthodontic treatments at your aid to straighten your smile and correct any bite issues you may have.

What are the most frequent types of malocclusions to your incisors?
– Malocclusions due to errors with your incisors include misplaced midlines, open bites, deep bites, underbites, and overbites.

If you would like to discuss an orthodontic treatment with Dr. John R. Schouten and the rest of our team here at Uinta Orthodontics, please schedule an appointment to come see us at our office in Evanston, Wyoming. Our number is (307) 789-8742. We look forward to helping you decide which options will work best in your quest for a straighter smile.