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My Problem



Frequently Asked Questions

Oftentimes, patients are referred for a problem, but don’t really know why. Below is a brief list of common problems. Bite problems can result from dental problems and/or skeletal problems. Dr. Renick will evaluate the bite at your consult appointment to make the diagnosis and help you understand what needs to be done to correct it. A “malocclusion” simply means the bite is not correct. Many people have many questions and this will be an evergrowing page. If you don’t see your question or answer below, drop us a line at and we’ll add it to the list! Educating our patients about their issues is one of our main goals.

What is Crowding?

Crowding is a common problem where the arches aren’t big enough to hold all of the teeth. In order to create room for teeth, we can try to develop the jaw of a growing child, flare the anterior teeth, selectively extract a tooth, or slenderize the existing teeth (IPR – interproximal reduction).

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