Common orthodontic problems

Orthodontics is suitable for a range of problems. Some of the common ones we see – and get great results for – are listed here. Please get in touch if you would like to discuss your orthodontic treatment options with us.

Crowding

Crowding

Crowding occurs when there is not enough space in the mouth for your teeth. This can result in teeth overlapping and becoming crooked.

Spacing

Spacing

Spacing occurs where there is too much space in the mouth for your teeth. This can result in large, unsightly gaps between your teeth.

Protrusion

Protrusion

Protrusion occurs when the upper front teeth protrude outwards. This can result in a large gap occurring between the front upper and lower teeth.

Reverse bite

Reverse bite

A reverse bite occurs when the lower bottom teeth protrude outwards. This can result in a protruding lower jaw, also referred to as an underbite.

Open bite

Open bite

An open bite occurs when a gap appears between the upper and lower teeth when biting. This condition can affect both the front and back teeth.

Worried about your teeth?

If you suffer from one of these common orthodontic problems or are worried about the position of your teeth, book a free consultation with our friendly team today. We’ll be happy to assess your orthodontic needs and provide you with a recommendation for treatment.

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