1031 Wade Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 319.338.8658

Common Problems

The Most Common Orthodontic Problems

In an ideal situation, the teeth in your mouth would bite down in an impeccably organized manner that optimizes chewing, speaking, and oral health. Unfortunately, very few people are born with such naturally perfect teeth. Many people suffer from at least one ailment within their mouth that causes problems with aesthetics, talking, eating, and basic oral hygiene. Luckily Dr. Suzanne Stock is a preferred Iowa City orthodontist who can fix troubled teeth for patients of any age. Not only is Dr. Stock board certified, but she also has vast experience helping patients overcome common orthodontic problems.

What Are the Most Common Orthodontic Problems?

There are a variety of different problems for which patients seek out an experienced orthodontist like Dr. Stock. She has successfully treated people of all ages who have a range of unique circumstances. Dr. Stock’s team members work together to help patients reach their desired goals and overcome their orthodontic problems. Please schedule a consultation with Dr. Stock if you suffer from any of the following:

  • Crowded teeth
    Often occurs when the teeth don’t have sufficient room to erupt from the gum line.
  • Underbite
    An underbite occurs when the lower front teeth extend over the upper front teeth.
  • Overbite
    Overbites often happen as the front teeth extend beyond the bottom teeth, causing the lower teeth to bite into the roof of the mouth.
  • Spacing
    Spacing problems are often caused by missing or small teeth.
  • Protrusion
    Protrusion occurs when the upper front teeth flare too far forward.
  • Crossbite
    A crossbite occurs when the upper teeth rest inside the lower teeth, which may cause a misaligned jaw or tooth stratification.
  • Openbite
    Openbite occurs when the upper and lower teeth do not overlap at all and may be related to habits such as tongue thrusting.

Contact Dr. Stock Today

If you suffer from an orthodontic problem, don’t hesitate to contact Dr. Stock today. With four conveniently located offices, our practice serves patients all throughout Iowa City, Washington, Fairfield, and Williamsburg. If you’d like to schedule a consultation with Dr. Stock, feel free to give us a call at (319) 338-8658.

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