Crowding of the teeth


When teeth emerge but there is not sufficient space to accommodate them, they will begin to turn or move out of alignment.  This  results in teeth that are crowded. If treated when the patient is young, the intervention is usually less complex than treating an adult.  There are other reasons to treat this condition promptly.

Why Fix Teeth Crowding?

This is not just a cosmetic issue. If left untreated, crowded teeth probably will result in a number of serious short and long term dental issues.


Crowded Teeth Treatments

There are a number of treatments available and the choice will depend on the severity of the crowding and the age of the patient. It can be as minor as the use of a removable appliance or as major as the need to extract teeth. Options include: