Crooked teeth adversely affect your overall appearance. But did you know that having misaligned teeth can also interfere with your oral health and overall wellbeing? Improper bite patterns cause excessive forces exerted on the teeth, gum tissues, and underlying bone structure. This can lead to gum recession and bone deterioration. Your dentist might notice chipped, cracked, or fractured teeth as a result of these excessive forces.
You can learn more about the complications associated with misaligned teeth by watching this video. This helpful animation explains the common types of misalignment and discusses why misaligned teeth can increase the risk of periodontal disease and tooth loss.
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