A 20-year-old male asked:
Today i went to try to make an underbite like pushing my bottom teeth further than my upper and this creates a tremor or shakiness of my jaw, is this normal? never noticed this before?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Theodore Davantzisanswered
Dentistry 42 years experience
Muscle Strain: Could be muscle strain or TMJ reaction. Your body is telling you to stop doing that.
Reviewed >2 years ago
Dr. Arnold Malermananswered
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Underbite: And underbite is not a normal occlusal relationship. Forcing your jaw to assume an anatomically incorrect relationship can result in joint damage (such as disc displacement), subluxation, muscle strain, ligament damage, etc. Please see your Dentist or an Orthodontist to evaluate your occlusion, Please also stop your pernicious jaw thrusting habit.
Answered >2 years ago
Last updated Feb 28, 2021
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