An open bite is a type of malocclusion where the top teeth do not overlap the bottom teeth.
Many things can cause an open bite including:
Orthodontic treatment is usually required to correct an open bite, which may include braces and additional appliances depending on your specific needs. If the open bite is caused by a habit such as finger or thumb sucking, treatment will only be successful if the habit is broken.
Before orthodontic treatment
After orthodontic treatment