Mount Elizabeth Orthodontic Clinic


Specialist Dental Clinic in Orthodontics | +65 6327 2237 (ME-BRACES)

Protrusion (OverJet)

Excessive protrusion of upper front teeth should be detected and corrected at an early age because the risk of

  • dental trauma in children with protrusion of upper front teeth can be as high as 45%.
  • psychological trauma as children can be teased

with terms like ‘bugs-bunny teeth or “buck teeth”. This can have a negative impact on the self-esteem of children.

  • improper pronunciation of certain words