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Don’t let malocclusions keep you from the perfect smile. Damage to your mouth in the form of a misalignment can increase your risk of tooth decay, gum disease, and tooth breakage. When teeth are not straight, they can effortlessly chip or crack, and cause you enamel damage that can put your entire smile at risk. Listed below are some frequently asked questions concerning malocclusions and potential treatment methods:

What are some additional varieties of malocclusions that can occur outside your incisors?
– Spacing malocclusions are due to spacing issues between teeth and rotational malocclusions are due to improper positioning of teeth within your smile.

What do malocclusions consist of?
– A malocclusion is a form of bad bite that results in an irregularity or misalignment with your teeth.

What are the ideal types of malocclusions to your incisors?
– Malocclusions due to errors with your incisors include misplaced midlines, open bites, deep bites, underbites, and overbites.

Can orthodontic treatments be allowed to correct malocclusions?
– Yes, depending on your level of malocclusion, there are a variety of orthodontic treatments at your aid to straighten your smile and correct any bite issues you may have.

If you would like to schedule an orthodontic treatment with Drs. Sellke & Reily, simply call our office at 847-223-2876 for an appointment in Grayslake, Antioch and Gurnee, Illinois. Dr. Sellke & Reily and the rest of our team look forward to helping correct your smile so it can shine brightly for many years to come!