Do your crooked teeth keep you from smiling?

Crooked teeth may be embarrassing, but did you know crooked teeth can also create a complex and painful bite disorder? Crooked teeth are often an underlying cause of a misalignment in the bite creating stress in the jaw joint. Patients with crooked teeth may experience painful symptoms associated with TMD, temporomandibular joint disorder.

Addressing crooked teeth can relieve tension by bringing the jaw joint back into proper alignment. Patients with crooked teeth often benefit from orthodontics but can be treated using cosmetic procedures for less advanced maloclussion.

Crooked teeth can increase your risk of:

  • Tooth decay
  • Tooth loss
  • TMJ
  • Bite misalignment
  • Chronic headaches


Dr. Overholtzer analyzes the relationship between the alignment and condition of your teeth, mouth, and jawbone to help patients build a treatment plan that promotes natural aesthetics and healthy function of the bite and jaw. Our Bioesthetic approach to dentistry gives patients a healthy smile that looks and functions properly promoting improved overall oral health.

By examining all aspects of the stomatognathic system, Dr. Overholtzer can make treatment recommendations to realign your teeth and bite. Dr. Overholtzer offers comprehensive treatment plans tailored to your unique dental health needs.

If you have crooked teeth or chronic facial pain, contact our Bishop, CA dentist office. Our dental care team can help you address the underlying functional issues causing your crooked or misaligned bite. Straight teeth can improve your oral health and boost your self confidence. 

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