Common Orthodontic Problems

Do you recognize any of these orthodontic conditions in your own smile?
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Open Bite

An open bite is when the front teeth do not contact when you are biting down. This may lead to difficulty biting through food and may cause a speech impediment. Habits such as thumb/finger sucking or tongue thrust may cause an open bite.