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The successful correction of deviations of bite with orthodontic treatment

The situation when the connection of upper and lower teeth is not optimal is considered a deviation of bite. As an orthodontic issue it has multiple existing forms.

  • Open bite: with closed jaw there is a small gap between the upper and lower arch of teeth while both upper and lower teeth are forced outwards
  • Cross bite: upper arch of teeth is narrower than the lower one. The upper teeth bite inside the lower teeth. This results in a reverse bite relation that limits the growth of the upper jaw. This problem plays an important role in the evolution of face and can even cause the deformation of the face
  • Overjet or protruding teeth: upper front teeth are sticking out and there might be gaps in between the teeth
  • Underbite or lower jaw protrusion: the lower teeth are positioned ahead of the upper teeth. The profile is adversely affected

Bite disorders are various therefore only personalized indications can offer orthodontic treatment plans.

Orthodontic procedure is an essential element of such treatment but the involvement of other specialists into the procedures may be necessary.

The most frequently used techniques for bite disorders are the use of soft-power devices. Success can only be achieved with a complex approach of the problem. The first step in the whole procedure must be the definition of the core problems on a personal consultation.

It becomes clear on the consultation what path needs to be taken in order for you to forget about bite issues for good. Dr. Péter Márton Steinhof who has been successfully dealing with bite disorders for 9 years will escort you on this path. Dr. Steinhof is up-to-date with the latest techniques. For a completely free consultation call us on the +36 1 790 3282 and request an appointment.
You don’t have to live with your bite deviations. Let’s treat them together with orthodontic means.
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What do you have to do if you want to see the options an orthodontic treatment can offer to you and your children?

If you have made up your mind and turn to a specialist – that’s a good sign, and the harder part is done: you have convinced yourself. From then on it’s only a series of tasks you do step by step. A paved road you only have to walk through.

As a young adult when should I turn to an orthodontic specialist?

The answer to this question is very simple: when you are in need for this. There is of course a more technical definition because the goal for this group of age is to support the healthy and smooth development of permanent teeth and preserve the soundness of these teeth.

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The successful correction of a narrow, thin smile line with braces

Narrow, thin smile when the side teeth are often remain in shadow is a phenomenon that is an aesthetics as well as anatomic issue. It may emerge in childhood but often arise in adult ages. Behind this phenomenon is the bottleneck of upper jaw but its formation may be affected by the appearance of permanent teeth.

As an adult when should I turn to an orthodontist?

The world has changed a lot in the last decade regarding orthodontic treatments in adult age. Firstly because of the new techniques that came into light and finally took the special anatomic attributes of the adult into consideration thus applying the appropriate technique for the treatments. Secondly the perception of our environment about adults wearing braces has also changed significantly. Their braces are no longer a sign of immaturity but more of a health-conscious person of high personal standards and demanding environment.

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