Types of Problems

TYPES OF MALOCCLUSIONS


Class I
Class1 Your jaws line up correctly, but your teeth are crooked, crowded, turned, or spaced too far apart.
Class II
Class1 Your upper jaw is too far in front, or your lower jaw is too far back. It’s also called an “overbite.”
Class III
Class1 Your lower jaw is too far in front, or your upper jaw is too far back, it’s also called an “underbite.”

OTHER ORTHODONTIC PROBLEMS

Open Bite
Class1 When you bite down with your back teeth, your front teeth stay open
Closed Bite
Class1 When you bite down, your upper teeth cover your lower teeth.
Cross Bite
Class1 When you bite down, some upper teeth close inside of your lower teeth