A 46-year-old female asked about a 30-year-old female:
My once straight bottom teeth are now starting to move from overcrowding. i'm worried the 3 or 4 times i clenched my teeth when angry caused that. ?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Movement: Teeth want to erupt and to move toward the midline to compensate for the effects of our stone-aged ancestors gritty diet. If teeth are not properly aligned, they will move a little today, more tomorrow, and a lot as time goes on. Please see an Orthodontic Specialist to evaluate your malocclusion (initial exam usually free) and discuss options with you. Go sooner rather than later.
1.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dentistry 40 years experience
Shifting: Your teeth have shifted with age, not from the four times you clenched. Please see a local dentist regarding a retainer to prevent further movement.
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Last updated Apr 15, 2016
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