Causes of Crooked Teeth

Posted on Jan 9, 2014

Causes of Crooked Teeth

Crooked teeth is a common problem in children & teens and can harm their self-confidence by damaging their smile. The article below gives the best explanation for the causes of crooked teeth:

What causes crooked teeth? « The Robison Smiles Blog
Some of the common reasons for crooked teeth include: Thumb-sucking; Tongue thrusting or improper use of the tongue during speaking and swallowing; Premature loss of baby teeth, which causes teeth to drift and shift …

Some of the reasons stated are

  • Thumb-sucking
  • Tongue thrusting or improper use of the tongue during speaking and swallowing
  • Premature loss of baby teeth, which causes teeth to drift and shift
  • Poor airway breathing caused by enlarged adenoids or tonsils

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