Full dentition (All teeth in contact)
Loss of bottom molars causes loss of posterior support.
Over eruption of back teeth into empty spaces
Over eruption of back teeth into empty spaces (Jaw open)
This can cause spreading of the front top teeth.
View of front teeth spreading(Jaw open)
Over time, the overeruption and splaying can reach severe levels and cause gum problems.
Severe levels of overeruption and splaying (Jaw Open)
The existing teeth with no opposing forces continue to erupt.
When all the force is placed on the front teeth, they can be forced forward & outward.
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