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A 25-year-old male asked:

Can biting down clenching chewing tmj cause premolars molars except last to turn and lean inwards. avoid use front teeth because bonding.roots anglein?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Stephen Calendine
Dentistry 35 years experience
Other way around: The leaning premolars (malocclusion) can cause tmj/clenching but generally it's not the other way around.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
Yes: Heavy clench/grind can move teeth. See dentist for solution.
Last updated Mar 21, 2015

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