Bite Problems- Malocclusions
Ideally, your top and bottom set of teeth should fit together and form an accurate bite. Your top teeth should fit slightly over your bottom teeth. All of your teeth should line up. Your teeth should be straight and equally spaced.
Most malocclusions are inherited. Such conditions include differences in jaw size, poorly aligned jaws, crowded teeth, extra teeth, and missing teeth. Accidents, tumors, or prolonged thumb sucking can also cause malocclusions.
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