Will biting of toys makes baby teeth crooked?
Hi Cherrie, hope you are doing well. Depending on the frequency of biting and the direction of biting (front or back chewing), can make teeth crooked/crowded. High frequency of such activity can move the teeth to accommodate for the constant extra force. Other common examples are tongue thrusting and thumb sucking. Baby teeth usually do not affect the crowding of the adult unless there is tooth decay, infection or early/premature or delayed loss of the baby teeth. What happens is that the adult teeth have less available space to erupt, thus coming out crooked.Read more