Malocclusion

Ankylosis

The roots of our teeth are normally covered by a layer tissue, called the periodontal ligament, a specialised tissue that joins the teeth to the surrounding gum & bone. The periodontal ligament is made up of cells, blood vessels, nerves…

Open bite

Sometimes the upper and lower front teeth are far from each other, not even touching. This is called open bite. You may find it difficult to chew certain foods. saliva may fly out of your mouth when speaking, and it may affect…

Open bite

Developing teeth from the upper and lower jaws grow towards each other when they erupt, until they come into contact with opposing teeth. If the tongue or thumb gets in the way of erupting teeth, the teeth will be preventing…

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