An overbite is when your upper teeth cover way out over your lower teeth, and this is commonly known as “buck teeth.”

When they don’t meet properly, it may affect your other teeth as well as your gums, neck and head, the muscles of your jaw, your jaw joint and your oral health.

Untreated overbites may lead to the following dental problems:

  • Bottom front teeth may harm the gums above the top front teeth
  • Speech impediments
  • May cause jaw problems
  • Unattractive smile

Benefits of Treating Overbites

  1. Straighter teeth and better bite
  2. More attractive smile & improved facial appearance
  3. Healthier teeth and gums

Overbite Correction Treatments in West Ryde

Treatment for each patient’s unique cases will depend on the severity of the bite misalignment, in addition to their oral health history, budget, and aesthetic goals.


Braces may be the best solution for you since braces are an effective treatment for a wide array of mild to severe alignment issues, especially if your jaw needs aligning.

Clear Retainers

However, if your overbite is only mild to moderate, you may qualify for clear aligners. Here at Sayers Dental Aesthetics & Implants, we offer Invisalign®. These are clear and virtually undetectable. They are easy to care for since you remove them when you clean your teeth, drink anything other than water, and eat.

Jaw Surgery

For very complex and severe cases, jaw surgery is required to correct an overbite. Remember that this is more of a last resort option, as conservative treatments will be considered first.

To know more about overbites, visit your West Ryde dentist today here at My Local Dentists West Ryde.

We offer high-quality solutions to various factors that affect your smile and the aesthetics of your teeth.

My Local Dentists West Ryde Advantage

My Local Dentist’s (previously My Local Dentists West Ryde) services and treatments are 100% personalised to you and your personal needs.

Our dentists are highly motivated and accredited practitioners with graduate degrees from the University of Sydney.

Alongside our dentists, the supporting staff at My Local Dentists West Ryde are extremely talented, dedicated, and experienced. Working together, we ensure that each visit with us is as pleasant as possible.

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