A straight dental configuration can help the teeth look more attractive and function better. A misalignment can prevent the teeth of the upper and lower palates from meeting correctly for proper mastication.
The condition that occurs when the side teeth of the upper and lower palates do not meet when the mouth is closed is called a crossbite. Other bite problems, such as an underbite or overbite, are associated with the failure of the upper and bottom front teeth to meet when the mouth is closed.
If you currently live with dentures, things do not have to stay this way. In fact, you may find that dental implants are available to you, even if you have had dentures for a long time. If you are thinking about replacing your dentures, this is what you need to know about the implant process.
How Do Dental Implants Differ From Dentures?
The first thing you need to know about dental implants is that they are permanent.