The teeth and bone structure form the foundation of the mouth and its surrounding tissues. When this framework isn't aligned, a malocclusion/bad bite results. On the surface, this often appears as little more than an aesthetic problem.
A bad bite is typically caused by genetics. For example, the teeth may not fit in the jaws properly, or the teeth may not be in a correct relationship with the rest of the face.
1. Lip biting/ lip sucking:
2. Nail biting:
3. Mouth breathing:
4. Thumb sucking:
Types of bad bites:
1. Deep Over Bite:
2. Cross Bite:
3. Open Bite:
1. Habit breaking Appliances in children:
2. In case of an established bad bite, Orthodontic braces are a mode of treatment: