Types & Causes of Malocclusion

Topics Covered

This article covers the following topics:

Types of Malocclusion

These before & after photos represent some common types of malocclusion which have been treated with clear aligner therapy.

Some issues (like crowding & spacing) are easier to treat with clear aligners than others (like open bite). For detailed recommendations, view our case parameters.

Crowding

Spacing 

Overjet

Overbite

Midline adjustment

Open bite

Causes of Malocclusion

There are multiple causes of malocclusion. Watch the below video for information on dental and arch problems.

Another cause of malocclusion is skeletal problems. We've made a short video about this for you.

Last in our causes of malocclusion series is harmful habits. Find out what harmful habits cause malocclusion and how to identify them in the short video below.

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ClearCorrect is a medical device manufacturer and does not practice dentistry. The treating physician is solely responsible for prescribing and administering orthodontic treatment. Clear aligner therapy is unpredictable. ClearCorrect does not guarantee a successful treatment outcome. Individual results will vary.

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