Having an underbite is not only usually noticeable, it can also cause many different problems with your smile. These include problems eating or speaking, jaw pain, and uneven wear of your tooth enamel, which can cause tooth decay.

The main cause of an underbite is usually genetic and not something that can be prevented, although in rarer cases thumb sucking, mouth breathing, or prolonged bottle feeding in childhood can have the potential to cause an underbite.

Fortunately, there are several options to effectively treat your underbite so that you can have a pain-free, healthy smile. What are your treatment options for an underbite?

An article by Dr. Quoc Lu. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: What Are Treatment Options to Correct My Underbite?