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Causes Of Tooth Crowding
Ortho consult yet?: Have you had an orthodontic consultation? The orthodontist will do an analysis of space available and will come up with a viable treatment plan. If you do not feel comfortable with the treatment plan seek another opinion or go to the faculty practice of a dental school. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a small tooth gap between my front teeth but it's bothering me so much, i don't want my wisdom teeth to cause over crowding.?
Two issues: If the gap between your two front teeth is small and you are unhappy with it, ask your dentist about having some tooth colored bonded composites placed to close the gap. Other options would be orthodontics and retention or laminates. Personally, i would probably go with the bonding. It's simple, relatively inexpensive and reversible. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Impacted wisdom tooth.How do I know if it's overcrowding my front teeth?Does crowding of teeth cause pain?Can overcrowdin be fixed by braces later?
Wisdom Teeth: It's controversial whether impacted wisdom teeth cause crowding or not. If you have pain, it's possible the wisdom teeth are the cause. Overcrowding can certainly be helped with braces, the best thing would be visit a dentist to check on the wisdom teeth and to see what the cause of pain is. They can also give their opinion of braces, it's almost always better to treat crowding earlier. ...Read more
Dental exam: Teeth should not feel loose.Crowding does make your teeth more suseptable to dental problems. But it is not possible tp tell what your problem is without seeing you, doing an exam and taking x-rays. See a dentist asap.. It will not get better if you don't see a dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Impact wisdom teeth probably do not cause crowding of the teeth in the front, because the wisdom teeth would need to push on the 2nd molar, 1st molar, 2nd premolar, 1st premolar, canine and the incisors. Some people believe the wisdom teeth do cause the crowding but people without the wisdom teeth can still get crowding in the front teeth. Sometimes the wisdom teeth cause damage to the 2nd molars. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My widom teeth have just came in and it caused crowding. What can a dentist do to fix this. I am only concerned because just 2 of my bottom teeth have become crooked due to the crowding. Would a dentist pull my bottom wisom teeth out and somehow allow my
Coincidental: Front teeth crowd for many reasons, evolutionary, genetic, environmental, etc. Wisdom teeth contribute at most 10% to anterior crowding! which coincidentally seems to occur about the same time that wisdom teeth erupt. Removing wisdom teeth will not affect anterior crowding in any way. Go see a growth and development expert, make an appointment with a qualified orthodontic specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sometimes: Crowded teeth can contribute to poor oral hygiene , trapped plaque and calculus will cause gingival inflammation and ultimately attachment and bone loss. Uneven pressure from the crowded teeth with less bone means weak anchor and increased mobility. I urge you to get a periodontal and an orthodontic evaluation as well before your condition worsen. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: Not in and of itself. Many people with severely crowded teeth have strong healthy teeth and supporting tissues (bone and gums). However, crowded teeth are definitely more prone to cavities and periodontal (gum) problems. Along with traumatic occlusion and loss of bone, the teeth may become loose. If your teeth do feel loose, see your dentist to determine cause and remedy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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