Conditions

Understanding the conditions of your teeth is important to identifying proper treatment options. Whether you or your child is afflicted with gaps, overbites, or other issues, getting treatment will help prevent larger issues from developing and create the smile you’ve always wanted.

It’s important to remember that treatment of conditions takes a personalized treatment plan under the guidance of a certified orthodontist. The team at Adirondack Orthodontics will help identify the available options that will create a functionally sound and aesthetically pleasing smile that you will be proud of. If you’re trying to understand what it will take to correct the smile of your or your child’s teeth, we can help.

Teeth Crowding

Teeth crowding occurs when there isn’t enough room in the mouth for permanent teeth. Proper orthodontic treatment can help correct crowded teeth to improve the function and aesthetic of your smile.

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Open Bite

A proper bite is taken for granted by many but can cause difficulties with speech, chewing, and smiling. Repair jaw functions and improve your smile with an orthodontic treatment plan tailored to you.

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Overbite

A significant protrusion of upper teeth can have a negative impact on your smile and cause issues that impact the health of your teeth. Learn more about the ramifications of leaving the overbite of you your child untreated.

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Impacted Teeth

Impacted teeth, or teeth that haven’t erupted past the gums yet, can cause significant issues with your oral health. Understanding the rationale behind treating impacted teeth and the proper way to do so will help set you up with a healthy smile you can be proud of.

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Crossbite

Misalignment between the top and bottom of your mouth not only will result in an aesthetically unpleasing smile but one that lacks proper function. This can cause issues with the health of your teeth if left untreated. Learn more about the available treatment options to help fix crossbites.

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Excessive Overjet

Overjets, or “buck teeth” can cause difficulty chewing, swallowing, and speaking in addition to being aesthetically unpleasing. Treating an overjet as early as possible will help prevent long-term issues for you or your child.

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Gaps Between Teeth

Gaps between your teeth are often caused by genetics or poor dental habits such as thumb sucking and tongue thrusting. Correcting gaps through orthodontic treatment can be helpful to improve your smile and create one that you will be proud of.

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