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An Unbalanced Bite Can Cause an Injury to Your Jaw

Posted on 3/25/2018 by Boeckel
Unbalanced Bite Lisa Gitelson, DMD OR 97224-3790Jaw issues are one of the biggest issues out there when it comes to injuries to the jaw and not being able to properly bite down, causing injuries inside the mouth, as well.

When the unbalanced bite is not corrected, this can also lead to speech problems.

Being able to take care of the issue sooner, rather than later can reduce the chances of having any of these things happen and also ensure that the person is more comfortable overall when it comes to eating, talking, smiling or anything else.

Fixing an Unbalanced Bite in a Person

An unbalanced bite needs to be fixed to ensure that the person has a jaw that is lined up perfectly and that the teeth in the mouth meet with each other when the person is chewing or talking. When the bite does not do this, it causes the jaw to shift. When it shifts, it can go too far and this puts it out of place. When this happens, the mouth than can bite down on the inside of the mouth, or even pop the jaw.

This can cause the person pain when either of these two things happens. Having an unbalanced bite fixed can be done through various means and depending on the level of unevenness and the specific person, one method might be better suited than another.

Speak with our office today to find out how we can provide the help needed for your dental problems. When someone you know or when you have an unbalanced bite, seeking out help can provide you with a way to feel more comfortable when talking, chewing or using your mouth while reducing the chances of having you become hurt because of it. Don't let your unbalanced bite get in the way, give us a call today.









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