Whitlock Orthodontics - Springdale & Fort Smith, AR

Where’s your bite? The differences between crossbites, overbites, and underbites

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Did you know there is a direct correlation between your bite and your overall health? When your teeth and jaws are not properly-aligned, it may affect your breathing, speech, and, in extreme cases, even affect the appearance of your face. As a result of malocclusion, also commonly referred to as “bad bite,” your teeth may […]

“Hey, Dr. Whitlock! What can you tell me about malocclusion?”

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Malocclusion, or what northwestern Arkansas orthodontist Dr. Whitlock calls “bad bite,” is the improper alignment of teeth and/or jaws. When your teeth and jaws are not properly aligned, it may impact your bite, your gum tissue health, the ability to properly care for your teeth and, yes folks, even your appearance. Dr. Whitlock and our […]

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