Most patients have some degree of jaw misalignment as very few people have their jaws aligned into the most ideal position. Naturally there are variations of misalignment and the degree can definitely make a patient look older. When patients have a deep overbite, their misaligned jaws are too close together. These patients have short round faces with lips that are squeezed … [Read more...] about Can Tooth and Jaw Misalignment make you look Older?
Can a Deep Overbite Cause Tension Headaches? A deep overbite can cause tension headaches, neck pain, shoulder pain and TMJ pain. These patients can experience all of the different types of pain and stress because of their bad bite. The tension headaches resulting from deep bites can decrease the quality of life and if the patient resorts to pain medications the level … [Read more...] about Frequent Headaches: Could This Be The Reason?
Porcelain Veneers vs. Face Lift Dentistry ® Treatment Several dentists recommended porcelain veneers to help the patient above have a better smile. However, 8 porcelain veneers would not have helped to correct her deep overbite or her bite collapse. The porcelain veneers would have made her look better when she was smiling which is only about 5% of the time. The remaining … [Read more...] about Treating a Deep Overbite