Waukesha/Brookfield

20855 Watertown Rd. Suite 240

Waukesha, WI 53186-1873

(262) 798-1421

New Berlin

15855 W. National Ave. Suite 106

New Berlin, WI 53151

(262) 784-4050

What makes teeth crooked?

the doctor and our team hear this question a lot. Some of the common reasons for crooked teeth include:

  • Thumb sucking
  • Tongue thrusting or improper use of the tongue during speaking and swallowing
  • Premature loss of baby teeth, which causes teeth to drift and shift
  • Poor breathing airway caused by enlarged adenoids or tonsils

There are also hereditary factors we get from our parents, like:

  • Extra teeth
  • Large teeth
  • Missing teeth
  • Wide spaces between teeth
  • Small jaws

the doctor and our team know that having crooked teeth isn’t just a cosmetic issue; it can lead to serious health problems as well. Crooked teeth can:

  • Interfere with proper chewing
  • Make keeping teeth clean more of a challenge, increasing the risk of tooth decay, cavities, and gingivitis
  • Strain the teeth, jaws, and muscles, increasing the risk of breaking a tooth

There are several treatment options we offer at PHM Orthodontists that can help correct crooked teeth. Please give us a call at our convenient Waukesha, Wisconsin office to learn more or to schedule an initial consultation.

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Waukesha/Brookfield Orthodontic Office

Monday:

10-5

Tuesday:

8-5

Wednesday:

8-5

Thursday:

7-4

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

New Berlin Orthodontic Office

Monday:

10-5

Tuesday:

8-5

Wednesday:

8-5

Thursday:

7-4

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed