Bite Correction

Problems with your bite could lead to speaking, eating, or chewing issues. Our two most common bite correctors are Herbst® and Carriere® appliances.

Bite Correction

A Proper Bite is Important

The bite is essential to the way the mouth looks and functions. If you or your child are experiencing an overbite, underbite, or even a narrow jaw with crowded teeth, your orthodontist can correct it with a functional appliance.

Traditionally, patients who are experiencing bite problems have to wear headgear or other cumbersome and uncomfortable appliances to correct the alignment of the jaw. With the introduction of intraoral appliances, there are more comfortable and less visible solutions available.

Two appliances that we offer at our practice include

Why Correct Bite Misalignment?

Whether you or your child has an overbite, underbite, crossbite, or open bite, it is important to have an experienced dental health professional examine your condition. Problems that can arise due to poor bite alignment include