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Different factors affect the position and size of your jaws and teeth. This may result in the teeth being crowded, protruded or crooked. However, you can prevent teeth misalignment or get treatment at Thousand Smiles for crooked teeth.

Symptoms of crooked teeth

  • Difficulty in Flossing and Brushing: One of the first signs that your teeth may be crooked is difficulty in effectively cleaning certain areas of your mouth. Proper oral hygiene can be challenging when the teeth are crowded or too close together, increasing the risk of cavities and gum disease.
  • Incorrect Bite: Misalignment can lead to an improper bite, meaning your teeth do not meet correctly when your mouth is closed or while chewing. This can cause difficulties in eating and speaking.
  • Jaw Pain or Discomfort: Crooked teeth can put pressure on the jaw and cause issues with the temporomandibular joint, leading to chronic jaw pain, headaches, or discomfort while chewing.
  • Speech Problems: Misaligned or crowded teeth can impact your ability to speak properly and cause issues such as a lisp.
  • Self-Consciousness About Your Smile: Many people with crooked teeth may feel selfconscious about their appearance and avoid smiling or laughing.
  • Wear and Tear: Unevenly distributed pressure can lead to excessive wear on certain teeth, making them more prone to damage or decay.

Remember, crooked teeth can have implications beyond just cosmetic concerns and can have a significant impact on your oral health. At Thousand Smiles, we can provide a range of orthodontic treatments to help correct crooked teeth and restore your confident smile. To learn more or book an appointment, call us on 020 8050 0280 today.

What causes crooked teeth?

Different factors can cause crowded and crooked teeth. They include


Most orthodontic issues, such as underbite, overbite and crooked teeth, are due to genetics, making them unavoidable. For this reason, dental professionals advise taking children between 7 – 8 years to the dental clinic for a special orthodontic assessment. Early detection often makes correction easier.

The baby teeth care factor

The baby teeth are important in determining how the adult teeth will come in. If a child loses the tooth early, the adjacent tooth may shift into the space, reducing the gap for the adult teeth to grow.

Caring for baby teeth is important, including quickly treating tooth loss and dental trauma.

Finger and thumb sucking

Finger and thumb sucking after the front teeth have come in can make the front teeth move upward, creating an open bite. Although you may not notice the effect of sucking the thumb in the early childhood stages, it will become noticeable as the adult teeth grow.

Gum disease

Treating gum disease early is important because it can make the tooth loose and alter its alignment, ultimately affecting your bite.


As you grow older, your teeth may shift forward and become crowded. This may occur because the jawbone loses density as we grow older, altering its shape, which makes the teeth crowded in front.

Other causes of crooked teeth are not wearing your retainers after orthodontic treatment and injuries.

If you have crooked teeth and need treatment to align your teeth, call Thousand Smiles on 020 8050 0280 to schedule an appointment at our dental practice.