Best Age to Treat Overbite Varies
In vertical overbites, the top teeth overlap the lower teeth too much. In horizontal overbites, technically called “overjets,” the top teeth protrude too much. Either can cause problems. These include the fracture of a top front tooth, painful gum cuts, or tooth decay in hard-to-clean areas.
Space Maintainers Help Children Develop a Healthy Smile
Space maintainers are devices that fill the space left by a missing tooth. They are custom fitted to your child’s mouth, and they keep the other primary baby teeth in place so permanent teeth can come in where they belong.