What is Dental Crowding?

4 Primary Factors Causing It

Dental crowding is one of the most common oral conditions. The teeth, mounted one on the other, especially in young people.

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Crowding refers to a problem in the position and alignment of the teeth; that is, they are piled up, giving the impression that they do not fit in the mouth.


What Causes it?

Habit Thumb sucking or use of pacifiers and bottles for a long time, pushing the tongue against the teeth.

Having crowded teeth can make hygiene difficult; the brush and dental floss do not reach all surfaces of the teeth.

Is it Possible to Prevent Dental Crowding?

The dentist will assess their habits, the position and size of the teeth.

The treatment will depend upon the age of the patient and the severity of the crowding.


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