My Teeth Are Straight but my Top Teeth Cover my Bottom, Do I Need Braces? (photo)
- Asked by Marie668887766
- 6 months ago
Can't see my bottom teeth
The main reasons to fix a so-called deep bite are:
1. If the bottom teeth hit your top gum, it might not be healthy
2. Your bottom teeth are likely to keep getting more crowded
3. You have a restricted bite that is leading to headaches or a sore jaw
Hard to say what the treatment would be to fix the deep bite but sometimes requires braces and jaw surgery if you are not growing any more.
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