Along with dental issues such as teeth grinding, irregular wear to the enamel and the loss of teeth, crossbite patients report developing headaches and muscles tension from the abnormal stress placed on the jaw. In severe cases, crossbites can affect jaw and face development – especially in young patients. The treatment of crossbite is proper care of the teeth and mouth. Brushing and flossing is critical for the best result.
- The two rows of teeth don’t touch each other.
- Not being able to speak properly and having a lisp.
- Getting treated for this condition is vital because if you don’t, it can lead to the improper growth of the jaw, eventually resulting in one side of the jaw growing larger. This improper growth affect
“A crossbite is basically a misalignment of a tooth or teeth where one or more teeth are positioned irregularly; they’re closer to the cheek or tongue, rather than their ideal position.”