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What experts are saying: personal advice on shifting teeth

Any pressure on your teeth other than chewing can cause movement. The tongue is the strongest, and largest, muscle in the mouth. If you have the tendency to chew objects during the day (parafunction), that are not edible, you could be producing extra forces on the teeth that are not expected. Clenching and grinding also can cause tooth wear and position change,” says Round Rock, Orthodontist Specialist,SarahJovanovski. “If your lower front teeth have started to shift, you will need to do something to counteract the bad effects, like a retainer, braces, or Invisalign, to straighten them back to normal DentistAustin.”