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When Does an Underbite Need Surgery?

When does an underbite need surgery? The short answer is: when Dr. Danny Weiss and our team recommend surgery as the best way to give you a healthy, functional bite. But let’s take a longer look, and see just why your doctors might come to that conclusion. First, what exactly is an underbite? In a perfect bite, the upper and lower jaws align, well, perfectly. Upper teeth overlap lower teeth very slightly, upper and lower teeth meet comfortably, and jawbones and joints functi...

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Posted by Brenton Glassell at 28 July 2021