Doctors for Crowded Teeth in Victoria Road, Hubli-Dharwad
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Misalignment of the teeth leading to malocclusion can cause a series of oral issues including crowded teeth and more. This hinders the performance of vital functions including talking, chewing and others. This condition is also characterised by overjet which does not let your teeth fit into your mouth in a proper manner.
HOW IS CROWDED TEETH DIAGNOSED?
The diagnosis is done by an orthodontist who will perform a physical examination to detect the problem. The specialist may recommend an X-ray for further diagnosis.
HOW IS CROWDED TEETH TREATED?
Most people with mildly crowded teeth will not require any treatment. However, your dentist may refer you to an orthodontist if your malocclusion is severe. Depending on your type of crowded teeth, your orthodontist may recommend various treatments. These can include: 1.braces to correct the position of the teeth 2.removal of teeth to correct overcrowding 3.reshaping, bonding, or capping of teeth 4.surgery to reshape or shorten the jaw 5.wires or plates to stabilize the jaw bone
DID YOU KNOW?
One of the reasons for crowding of teeth can be genetic factors. Mouth breathing, tongue thrusting, reverse swallowing and thumb sucking (known as incorrect myofunctional habits) are the other causes of crowded teeth.