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Most of the people have crowded teeth, so do. But do everyone build up the same amount of tartar? And is crowded teeth is the reason for gum inflammation? Will the alignment of teeth cure the gum inflammation? I don't know if it's gingivitis or not but gums are inflated. And the doc didn't say much as she just advice me to go for braces.

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Most of the people have crowded teeth, so do. But do ever...
Dear Lybrate user, It is true that everyone does not build the same amount of tartar, as it depends on the type and amount of saliva, food intake and efficiency of oral hygiene measures. However, it is also true that crowded teeth makes it difficult for a person to be able to clean them effectively as the bristles of the brush do not reach in between the crowded teeth and if not regularly flossed, these areas are more prone to tartar build-up and therefore leading to gum inflammation. Getting your teeth aligned will make it easier for you to keep your teeth clean and hence maintain good oral hygiene easily and effectively and hence the chances of getting gum inflammation due to crowded teeth will be significantly reduced.
Most of the people have crowded teeth, so do. But do ever...
Hello Lybrate user, in case of crowded teeth, it is difficult to brush which results in more tartar deposition compared to well alligned teeth. Deposited tartar or plaque gradually results in inflammation of gums i.e gingivitis. Yes allignment of teeth with the help of braces will make those teeth easily cleansable with the brush and less chances of inflammation.
Most of the people have crowded teeth, so do. But do ever...
Take Merc 200 once a day for 4days Borax as above Kreost 12c 4tims day for 10days
Most of the people have crowded teeth, so do. But do ever...
You should get a scaling and cleaning done from a dentist.
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