Having a poor bite, which occurs when your upper and lower jaw does not meet properly, can cause a range of problems. Your chewing function won’t be as effective as it should be. Ineffective chewing can lead to stomach problems.
A poorly functioning bite also puts a strain on your jaw muscles, which affects their opening and closing mechanisms. This has a knock-on effect on your jaw muscles, neck and back. It can even result in chronic headaches.
If misalignment causes your front teeth to protrude, you’re at a higher risk of trauma to these teeth while playing sports or if you are involved in an accident.
You may not feel as if your bite is enough of a problem to see an orthodontist, but a visit is highly recommended to prevent long-term complications.Back to blog
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