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My teeth are crooked how can i undo it

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Common: It does happen.
Dr. Jake Richards
12 years experience Dentistry
Yup!: That's due to genetics moslty but enviornmental things like binky or finger/thumb sucking can cause it as well. If you are concerned see your dentist ... Read More
Dr. Shawn Murray
15 years experience Dentistry
Crooked teeth: Yes. Unfortunately those little teeth have a mind of their own. If they come in crooked, don't worry too much about it because it is not an indication ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wright
33 years experience Dentistry
Many causes: Genetics can play a part. Bone structure and the amount of bone that is present, as well as the size of the teeth and jaw spacing... Pacifiers and th ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Bornfeld
45 years experience Dentistry
A number of factors.: Teeth may assume poor alignment for a number of reasons, including para-functional habits (e.g., thumb or finger sucking, tongue thrust swallowing pat ... Read More
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Dr. Shawn Murray
15 years experience Dentistry
Crooked teeth: There are so many factors that influence the teeth. Some of these factors are genetic and some are developmental and/or environmental. It would be imp ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Earl Sandroff
43 years experience Dentistry
Bad habit or: Throughout our entire lives our teeth will move. Sometimes a little, sometimes a lot. For many it is a natural occurrence. Other may have some habit ... Read More
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Dr. Jack Binder
Specializes in Dentistry
Common: It is very common for lower front teeth to shift as one ages, even if orthodontics was previously performed. Due to all the forces that act on teeth, ... Read More
Dr. S. jay Bowman
36 years experience Orthodontics
Age: Crowding causes are multi-factorial. Genetics: evolutionary reduction in jaw size & increased outbreeding. Environmental factors (i.e., diet, mouth ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Can't see you !: But a local orthodontist can. Call and make an appointment for a consultation.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
See orthodontist: Just one crooked tooth can throw off the bite and cause functional problems as a person grow older. Buck-crooked teeth disorder can be caused by a var ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
43 years experience Dentistry
Depends: Depends on why they are becoming or getting crooked and also depends on the design of the guard. Crooked teeth in younger people who previously had o ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Probably not: A retainer RETAINS teeth in their position after orthodontic treatment is finished. If your teeth have moved more than just a tiny bit, you'll need an ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Lost ground: If movement minor, and you can get retainers to seat, you may be able to recover a portion of what has been lost, but not all. Wearing retainers inte ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Padula
34 years experience Dentistry
Maybe too late: You might be able to fix without putting braces back on but an orthodontist needs to evaluate. Your retainers are usually worthless if it have been t ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Orthodontist: An orthodontist is a specialist of dentistry that is concerned with the study and treatment of malocclusions (improper bites), which may be a result o ... Read More
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