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Orthodontic Conditions


In an underbite, the lower jaw extends out, causing the lower front teeth to sit in front of the upper front teeth. This is also known as a Class III malocclusion.

When the lower jaw is forward in relation to the upper jaw, the lower front teeth protrude beyond the upper teeth and an "under-bite" results.

An under bite can be unattractive and can cause uneven wear of the front teeth and jaw joint problems.

In mild cases, conventional orthodontic treatment with braces, elastics, and reverse- pull headgear can be used to correct the problem.

In more severe cases, jaw surgery is required to correct.


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