My Teeth Are Straight but my Top Teeth Cover my Bottom, Do I Need Braces? (photo)

Doctor Answers 1

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.

Toronto Dentist

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