Bite Correction is the main treatment to attain maximum health, yet it has been rarely considered. Nobody knows about the bite correction problems and if there is a tooth decay and gum disease they are only considered as dental issues. If this issue is left untreated many possibilities will arise to nutrient deficiency.
- Openbite Anterior- it is caused by forward tongue thrust. It requires ongoing retainer wear to prevent the tongue from pushing the teeth open again.
- Openbite Posterior- It is caused by strong sideways tongue thrust by preventing the back teeth from touch. Retainers are critical in maintaining this correction. Sometimes open bite correction involves with a surgical closure. There is a surgical procedure to reposition the upper jaw and to close the bite.