Common Orthodontic Problems


A malocclusion, or “bad bite”, occurs when the teeth and/or jaw bones do not fit together properly. This may result in speech difficulties, inaccessibility for proper hygiene, premature tooth wear, injury to the teeth and jaw joints, and compromised function and esthetics. Orthodontic treatment may be necessary to straighten teeth and promote ideal health and function. The following is a description of the more common orthodontic problems.

No items found.

Smile Gallery

Orthodontics for Adults at Brisbane Orthodontics

Orthodontics for Adults

Click below for more information on orthodontic treatment methods commonly used for adults.
Orthodontics for Children at Brisbane Orthodontics

Orthodontics for Children

Click below to see children's orthodontic treatments and the benefits of starting early.
Orthodontics for Teens at Brisbane Orthodontics

Orthodontics for Teens

Find out more on orthodontic treatment methods commonly used for teenagers.

Introducing Brisbane Orthodontics...

Latest News

When should my child commence orthodontic treatment?

21-Jul-2010


The Australian and American Orthodontic Societies recommend initial orthodontic assessment around the age of 7 years when the permanent incisor teeth are erupting. The majority of children examined at this age will not require immediate treatment, perhaps never however early assessment helps detect..Read more...