Symptoms of abnormally shaped teeth includes misaligned and crowded teeth, excessive gaps between teeth, broken teeth, etc. Causes include genetics, or early loss of baby tooth, dental disorders, gingivitis, undue pressure on gums and teeth, oral tumors, not properly aligned jaw due to accidents, or others.
HOW IS ABNORMALLY SHAPED TEETH DIAGNOSED?
To find out the underlying cause of the abnormal shape of the tooth, the dentist may perform a dental X-Ray and some diagnostics tests.
HOW IS ABNORMALLY SHAPED TEETH TREATED?
In dentistry; a combination of dental restorations, crowns, fillings or bridges is employed by the dentist to correct the abnormally shaped tooth. The treatment always depends upon the main cause of the abnormal tooth shape though.
DID YOU KNOW?
Common oral health problems in kids like sucking thumbs, thrusting tongue, using pacifier beyond a certain age and prolonged usage of feeding bottles are common triggers of abnormally shaped teeth.