A poorly constructed bite, or occlusion, adversely affects the way you bite and the appearance of your teeth. Malocclusions, or misaligned bite structures, are not always apparent and can hide deeper problems related to consumption of food, speaking, and breathing.
Teeth that are crowded or spaced improperly can be harder to clean. Cleaning problems lead to more serious issues such as cavities, gum disease, and tooth decay.
Orthodontics is the field of dentistry that deals directly with tooth alignment and occlusion problems. Using advanced dental techniques and tools, orthodontists can fix bite problems and improve the look of your smile simultaneously.