What is an Overbite and Why Should it be Treated?

By |2017-03-30T12:36:31-04:00March 30th, 2017|Categories: Dental, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A deep overbite refers to a malocclusion that causes the lower and upper teeth to overlap. The ideal overlap is usually about 1-2 millimeters. However, some people have a deep vertical overbite that is about 4-10 millimeters deep. When it is that deep, the patient’s chin tends to be recessive, which can result in TMJ pain. [...]