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Dental crowding and its causes

Dental crowding and its causes

Besides a higher incidence of caries, people with such anomalies may have problems when to talk and can affect self-esteem.

The dental crowding is a problem that has been increasing in recent years in countries like Spain.

The crowding of the teeth referred to the teeth mounted on top of each other is caused by an incorrect diet, increased mouth breathing and acquired some bad habits, especially in childhood.

This type of deformity is due to the disparity between the size of the teeth and the inter-dental space needed to be aligned and, although the appearance of crowded teeth are a genetic component, there has been an increase in incidence of this problem can cause difficulty eating and talking and even oral health as a result of plaque buildup. (more…)