What is an Underbite?

An underbite, or mandibular prognathism, is a Class III malocclusion characterized by abnormal protrusion of the lower teeth, or of the lower jaw and teeth. It is the exact opposite of overbites, which we discussed in this past article. Underbites are far less common than overbites, but can be more extreme and may require more…

Decalcification From Braces

After you spend thousands of dollars and sometimes a number of years wearing orthodontic braces, you expect that you will have the perfect smile when all is said and done. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. Sometimes, a patient will experience what is known as decalcification from their braces. These are white spots that…