A misaligned bite can lead to chronic issues but are not always simple to spot. Your dentist can examine you to check for misaligned teeth, which may be causing further dental problems.
– The bite force can be unevenly spread across the teeth when misaligned, placing additional stress on the gums.
– Food may not be chewed properly and broken down, leading to stomach problems like bloating, cramps and gas.
– Misaligned teeth make it difficult to clean all parts of the mouth, increasing the risk of gum disease and tooth decay.
“Misaligned teeth play a role in gum health. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) note that crooked teeth can be a risk factor for gum disease, which includes gum recession.”
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