Protrusion / Overjet: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Suggested Treatments


Protrusion / Overjet

Prominent upper teeth – The upper teeth can stick out affecting the aesthetics of the smile. This can be caused by the position of the teeth and/or the position of the upper and lower jaws. In growing patients, this can be managed with a functional brace of which there are various types. As adults, we also have several solutions to achieve a beautiful smile.

Management may require a combination of braces and surgery. The specialists at Heaton Mersey Orthodontic Centre will carefully assess this and advise accordingly.

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