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Miami Occlusion Your Bite

Miami Occlusion Your Bite

Occlusion Your Bite

Miami Occlusion Your BiteOcclusion refers to the relationship, or contact, between your upper and lower teeth when they approach each other during chewing or rest.

Proper occlusion is important for the long term stability, function, and look of your smile. Malocclusion, or a “bad bite,” on the other hand, can be the cause of a number of health and dental problems.

What can malocclusion be associated with?

Malocclusion can be associated with crooked teeth, gum problems, issues with the TMJ and jaw muscles, and many other pathological situations. Some of these may include:

  • Wear, fracture, or loosening of teeth, fillings, and crowns
  • Teeth tenderness and pain
  • Receding gums
  • Jaw muscle fatigue and spasms
  • Headaches or migraines
  • Eye or sinus pain
  • Neck, back, or shoulder pain
  • Sleep disordered breathing ( snoring )
  • Occlusal/dental trauma

How can malocclusion be treated?

Treatments for different occlusal problems vary. Some of these include:

  • Orthodontics
  • Jaw surgery
  • Full mouth reconstruction
  • Tooth adjustments
  • Teeth replacements
  • Medication ( temporary )
  • Bite Splints/Night Guards
  • Relaxation therapy for clenching/grinding
  • Soft food diet

Please contact Dr. Dargham and her team to schedule your initial consultation. For your convenience, Dr. Dargham welcomes patients in one of two locations, both located in the heart of Miami Dade County.

Please contact Dr. Dargham and her team to schedule your initial consultation. For your convenience, Dr. Dargham welcomes patients in one of two locations (Coconut Grove Dental Clinic and Biscayne Blvd. Dental Clinic), both located in the heart of Miami Dade County.

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