When the top front teeth don’t close over the bottom teeth. An open bite is usually caused by thumb or finger sucking or when the jaws don’t grow evenly. Early intervention in children is critical to guide the growth of the jaws, to help stop any oral habits and to minimise orthodontic treatment. If you have an open bite as an adult, we can still help you achieve a beautiful smile.
For an example of an open bite correction at Gentle Touch Orthodontics please click here.