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Overjet vs Overbite: Treatments for both

Overjet vs Overbite

Overjet vs Overbite

Overbite and overjet are two types of malocclusion (aka crooked teeth or a "poor bite”). People often confuse them to be the same, but they are uniquely different.

The main difference between overjet teeth and overbite teeth is the angle of the upper teeth and jaw.

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When is Jaw Surgery Required?

When Is Orthognathic Surgery Required? | Oldham Orthodontics

Some people consider jaw surgery, or orthognathic surgery, to improve their jawline or facial symmetry. For other people, jaw surgery is medically necessary. In short, if you have a condition that severely impedes the function of your jaw, you may need to have surgery.

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What Happens When You Have An Underbite?

Underbite | Jaw Surgery | Oldham Orthodontics

No matter how well you take care of your teeth, there are certain dental problems that are caused by genetics and there is nothing you can do to prevent them. An underbite is one of those issues. However, just because you cannot prevent an underbite does not mean that you need to live with it for the rest of your life or let your lifestyle suffer as a result.

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