What is malocclusion?

Malocclusion literally means bad bite.It occurs when there is a problem in the alignment between the upper jaw (maxilla) and the lower jaw (mandible). Malocclusion can be observed in children or adults with crooked, crowded, or protruding teeth.

People suffering from malocclusion may develop the following problems:

  • Impaired mouth functions
  • Difficulty in cleaning the teeth
  • Tendency to develop cavities
  • Affect a person’s appearance and speech
  • Severe cases will also affect the ability to eat

Now you can kiss your overbite or underbite goodbye. Have an attractive smile that’s truly remarkable from an expert’s perspective. Call us in Wilbraham today at (413) 596-9657 or use our online Request an Appointment form. Our patients come to us from the Pioneer Valley (Hampden County, MA) towns of Hampden, Ludlow, Monson, Palmer, Springfield, Wilbraham and East Longmeadow, Massachusetts.