Common orthodontic problems

Every smile is unique - but they do share some issues in common. Here is a list of the most frequent orthodontic issues we treat at Signature Orthodontics.

Crowding

Crowding

Do your teeth overlap one another? This is a sign that there isn't enough space in your mouth to accommodate all of your teeth. Crowding can make it difficult to brush your teeth properly, and can lead to cavities. Luckily, crowding is easily fixed with orthodontics.

Spacing

Spacing

Do you have big gaps between your teeth? Orthodontic treatment can help to close them. This will give your smile an even, symmetrical look - and help prevent food from getting stuck between your teeth.

Overbite

Overbite

Do your top teeth sit far out in front of your bottom teeth when you bite? This is known as an overbite. It can affect the way you chew, and even lead to digestive issues, so it’s a good idea to seek the help of a Specialist Orthodontist.

Underbite

Underbite

Do your bottom teeth sit in front of your top teeth when you bite? If so, this is known as an underbite. It's one of the most common orthodontic problems we see, and one that we can fix with great results.

Open bite

Open bite

Do your teeth meet in the middle when you bite together? If not, this is called an open bite.

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British Orthodontic Society

British academy of cosmetic dentistry

American association of Orthodpontists

British Dental Association

General Dental Council

Royal College of Surgeons of England

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