Malocclusions (bite problems) include overbites, underbites and crossbites. Jaw alignment disorders restrict proper chewing, talking, and swallowing. They can also cause teeth to shift around in the mouth. Englewood dentistry patients with bite problems are at a greater risk for tooth decay and periodontal disease because bite misalignment often makes it difficult to maintain proper oral hygiene.
When the lower jaw is smaller than the upper jaw, it is called an overbite. When the situation is reversed, it is called an underbite. Crossbite occurs when the lower teeth and jaw are in the wrong position.
Bite problems can cause headaches and TMJ pain. Some Union dental patients with severe bite problems develop a distorted facial shape and damaged teeth.
If you suspect your toddler or older child has a bite problem, it is important to see your Dayton dentist as soon as possible. Bite issues and their various related problems usually get worse over time.
At Vitangeli, we diagnose and treat bite problems, referring patients to a specialist if necessary. In addition, we offer general and cosmetic dentistry. We can be reached at 937-836-3565. Our office is located at 320 Union Blvd in Englewood. You can find out more about us at https://www.vitangelismiles4you.com/.
Most of our patients live in Englewood or nearby in Clayton or Union. If you have recently moved into the Dayton area and need a skilled general or cosmetic dentist, come visit our friendly and gentle team. We pamper every patient (especially our youngest patients) and make dental visits as comfortable as possible.
Creating Smiles, Creating Health
Lou and Nick Vitangeli
320 Union Blvd
Englewood, Ohio 45322