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What is an overbite?

An overbite is a teeth standverschil

With an overbite, the distance between your upper and lower incisors is understood, the normal distance is about 2mm. In the case of an overbite, the distance is larger and the Bovenvoortanden further for the undertines. In the long term this can cause a jaw surgery to be needed, often an ' outboard ' is placed to remedy the overbite. An overbite can affect the speech in children, often with a ' s ' or a ' z '. Hearing problems can also be caused by the constant pressure on the jaws. For the third year, try to let your child stop thumbs (when using a teat for the fourth year) to avoid the overbite.

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