Causes and Treatment of Misaligned Teeth

Alberto Lambert

Misaligned teeth also referred to as malocclusion is the crooked lining of the teeth. In most cases, this condition has a number of effects such as how one smiles, the shape of the face and chewing problems.

Causes

This condition is commonly inherited but it has a number of other causes such as thumb sucking, prolonged use of bottle feeding during childhood, breathing through the mouth, poor dental care such as improper fitting of dental fillings, early loss of milk teeth, accidents/injuries that lead to misalignment of the jaw, gingivitis/gum disease is also a cause as well as tumors in the mouth.… Read The Full Article