The human mouth houses 32 teeth—which means that molars, incisors, canines, and wisdom teeth all need a place in your mouth. For some people, there just isn’t enough room for all their
teeth.

Due to genetics, some people have smaller mouths that aren’t able to accommodate every single tooth. When this happens, teeth are often pushed up against one another and can become crowded.

Crowded teeth aren’t just difficult to clean, they can increase your risk for tooth decay and can even cause jaw pain in some cases. You can correct your crowded teeth to experience a healthy and functional smile with the following options.

An article by Dr. Quoc Lu. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: Options for Correcting Your Crowded Teeth