What are some warning signs for a bad bite that may require orthodontic treatment?

There are a number of signs.

  • Protruding or bucked upper teeth
  • Top teeth behind the bottom teeth
  • Baby teeth that are slow to fall out
  • Thumb sucking that continues beyond toddler years
  • Teeth that are overcrowded
  • Teeth that are too widely spaced
  • A gap between front teeth
  • Teeth that overlap