Health Topics: Malocclusion

How serious is it?

Very. Ultimately deadly, but a chin's life can be prolonged with treatment.

What is it?

Malocclusion is a dental diagnosis that encompasses just about any tooth and jaw ailment, whether it be misalignment, uneven wearing, overgrown surface areas, elongated roots, or tooth and jaw related abscesses. Most often refers to overgrown teeth from lack of access to good chewing materials.

How can I recognize it?


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How can I avoid this?