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Dental Malocclusion in Racine, WI

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Dental malocclusion is identified as a mismatched jaw and misaligned bite that occur because of a poor connection between your top and bottom teeth. This may cause overcrowding, crooked teeth, and/or bite problems (underbite, overbite, or crossbite). Dental malocclusion is categorized into three different grades. The first (Class I) is the most prevalent and occurs when the upper teeth overlap the bottom teeth. In Class II, the upper jaw and teeth majorly overlap the bottom jaw and teeth. Class III occurs when the lower jaw extends out, causing it to cover the upper jaw and teeth. Though it's usually hereditary, malocclusion may also be caused by trauma, thumbsucking, or teeth grinding. If not properly treated, dental malocclusion can cause gum disease, TMJ, and in some cases, sleep disorders. Dr. Palmer and Dr. Smalkoski of Creating Beautiful Smiles are highly skilled in the identification and treatment of malocclusions and have years of experience designing treatment plans for Racine, WI area patients with similar conditions.

The recommended treatment for most malocclusions is usually in the form of orthodontics. This may consist of braces, retainers, or clear teeth aligners. Individuals with acute overcrowding of the teeth might need to have a few teeth pulled before obtaining additional treatment. If the jaw is severely misaligned, then your dentist might recommend surgery to correctly reposition it, as well as to fix deformities.

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Dental malocclusion can be embarrassing and can create more significant issues if they go untreated. At Creating Beautiful Smiles, we work to find and address malocclusion to provide you with a more comfortable and straighter smile. Call our Racine, WI facility right away to schedule an appointment, and reach your goal of straightening your smile.

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