Your Tongue May Be the Enemy of Your Teeth!

May 15, 2007 by Martin Forest

Your Tongue May Be the Enemy of Your Teeth!

Swallowing disorders can also have an important impact on your teeth alignment. The tongue is a very strong and voluminous muscle and its pressure on teeth at the moment of swallowing can have a negative effect on teeth alignment and on the shape of the palate.

Speech rehabilitation is often proposed along with the work of an orthodontist