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Can Crooked teeth affect my Dental Health?

Causes of Crooked Teeth

They are usually Caused by dental habits during childhood such as prolonged use of pacifier, lip sucking, thumb sucking, tongue thrusting, enlarged tonsils, mouth breathing. Genetic predisposition, Early loss of deciduous teeth, facial injuries are also factors that lead to crowding of teeth. If the alignment of your teeth is crooked,it could lead to lack of self confidence.

Crooked teeth affects our general health by:

  • It makes cleaning teeth difficult, which could lead to periodontal/gum disease, bad breath.
  • Difficulty in chewing food
  • Possible factor for teeth grinding or bruxism causing teeth wear.
  • More susceptible to Dental injuries and trauma

They are usually Caused by dental habits during childhood such as prolonged use of pacifier, lip sucking, thumb sucking, tongue thrusting, enlarged tonsils, mouth breathing. Genetic predisposition, Early loss of deciduous teeth, facial injuries are also factors that lead to crowding of teeth. If the alignment of your teeth is crooked,it could lead to lack of self confidence.

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