¿What is the Crowding?

It is the alteration in the position in which the teeth are seen mounted on each other

¿Why does it occur?


The tooth size is higher in relation to the size of the bones of the mouth

The presence of more teeth in the mouth than normal

Presences of habits like thumb sucking, bring the lower lip between the teeth above and below or mouth breathing

Premature loss of temporary teeth

Signs and symptoms

Mounted or crooked teeth


Unbalanced facial appearance

Difficulty chewing or biting

Difficulty for proper oral hygiene

Trouble speaking, especially for correct pronunciation of the words

Problems in chewing

¿How is it prevented?

It is recommended to attend an assessment with the orthodontist in order to determine the need for orthodontic treatment for correcting the disease.

Avoiding the presence of habits like thumb sucking, nail biting and put objects in the mouth

Early consultation with the orthodontist to identify risk factors.

Carrying out regular checks to prevent tooth decay and premature loss of temporary teeth.

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