What is Open Bite?

Your life may be an open book, but you don’t want your bite to be that way. An open bite is a type of malocclusion, or “bad bite,” that may require orthodontic interception to correct. This is not to be confused with overbite. An open bite is a term used to describe when the upper…

What is lip incompetence?

If you’ve seen “Napoleon Dynamite,” I’m sure you can recall the title character’s open-mouthed appearance in the quiet moments before he uttered popular phrases like, “Gosh!” or “Tina, you fat lard, come get some dinner!” The term that describes the open-mouthed condition of John Heder, the actor who played Napoleon Dynamite, is “lip incompetence.” Text:…