Advice 1: How to determine the correct bite

Incorrect bite is not only spoils the appearance, but also injurious to health. Because of this affliction can disrupt the functions of breathing, chewing and swallowing, and may cause problems with speech and facial expressions. To avoid such problems, you need to find out what your bite and if necessary to consult a doctor.
How to determine the correct bite
Instruction
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In order to determine what you have a bite, close your jaw, bare your teeth and look in the mirror. With proper occlusione upper teeth should touch the lower teeth. The teeth of the upper jaw should be a little lower in front, with molars should be in contact tightly.
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Pay attention to the distance between the teeth. In normal occlusione there should be no gaps.
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Jaws must not be too developed and strong to bulge forward. Weak development of the jaws is also considered to be an anomaly.
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The number of teeth should be smooth both on the ground and upstairs. There should not be teeth strongly protruding forward or back, increasing second row.
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Take a longitudinal line in the center of the face. If problems with the biteOhm no, the line must be strictly between the upper and lower Central incisors.
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There are several types of proper occlusionand:- if the closing of the jaws the upper cutter overlaps the bottom, but only touches with it sharp edges, so you have a straight bite;
- orthognatic bite. In this bitee upper incisors one-third cover the bottom. May be a slight inclination of the teeth, but the angle should be the same for all teeth;
- bobrovnitskii bite is characterized by the slope of the upper and lower incisors forward, the incisors should still contact with each other;
- when progenetica bitee lower jaw very slightly forward.
Useful advice
If you find signs of malocclusion, contact your orthodontist. Competent professional advice will help to prevent the development of such anomalies, and to correct existing ones. It is especially important to see a doctor small children, as children's teeth more susceptible to change.

Advice 2: How to fix an overbite adults

Problems with improper bite usually begin to resolve since childhood – at this time the jaw bone is not fully formed, and correctly move the tooth row much easier. As an adult, person to correct the bite difficult - need a long-term, phased treatment. If for any reason you have, there is a displacement of the teeth and deformity of the bones of the jaw, consult a competent orthodontist.
How to fix an overbite adults
You will need
  • consultation with orthodontist;
  • - the cast and jaw;
  • - fillings, crowns and other methods of sanation of oral cavity;
  • special orthodontic plates;
  • - surgery (in severe cases).
Instruction
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Consult to the doctor-orthodontist. Most likely, you will need x-rays and a plaster cast of the jaw. If necessary, you will be asked to sanitize the mouth and cause gums in order if they are sick. Work on the occlusion may be preceded by a prosthesis badly damaged teeth, dental implants and more. Please be patient – only when you heal all your teeth, the orthodontist will give a scheme of correcting the bite.
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To correct malocclusion using removable devices. This may be a special orthodontic braces plastic that you have to wear a certain time. They can help separate the teeth to stand up for the right, to change the width of the sky and to handle some other private problems of the maxillofacial complex.
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The doctor can prescribe trainers — devices that deal with various emerging problems of occlusion. They are soft, and it's easy to get used to (especially since they are usually worn only at night).
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Another option orthodontic plates is silicone mouth guard. You can wear them, do not hesitate – because they are almost invisible and can be removed (of course, only on the advice of a physician) during the cleaning of the teeth and meal.
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Remember that the use of removable devices is meaningless if you have a complex deformity of the bite. Orthodontists emphasize that their effect is limited. When developed anomalies you can not do without traditional brackets and wire arches.
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Learn more about bracket systems so you had to navigate when talking with your doctor. There are vestibular braces you will be wearing with the outside of the teeth. They are cheaper, but are noticeable to others. If you do not wish to show their orthodontic problems, be prepared to fork out for lingual braces. They lie on the inner side of the teeth, and you will be able to keep the treatment secret.
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Follow all the requirements of an experienced orthodontist. Only he will be able to individually match you with the trim that will fix your teeth and provide the right direction of their movement. Braces must be worn, without removing! The doctor can only adjust the system in the course of treatment, or be replaced immediately in case of peeling or breakage.
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Finally, you may need surgery to correct the bite. It is associated with very serious deformities of the jaw. There may already be carried out various medical manipulations for medical reasons, from moving teeth to plastic surgery of the chin.
Useful advice
Visit your dentist regularly in order to spot the beginning of malocclusion. According to practice, the younger the patient is and the sooner he went to the doctors, the more chances he has to deal with the problem in a shorter time.
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