Over Eruption Of Teeth
When all of the teeth are present in both jaws, there is stability. Teeth are not actually rigid in the mouth, but stay in place due to a complex series of pressure contacts and eruption forces. This series is broken when a tooth or teeth are lost or missing, and one of the possible effects is overeruption of the opposing teeth. Let's take a look at how this occurs.
Two Teeth missing
Two lower molars missing in the jaw, disrupting the series of contacts and pressures of the teeth.
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