Did you know that teeth can shift over time?
The good news is, not all teeth shifting is unhealthy.
In fact, in some situations, we might actually benefit from a gradual change in the position of our teeth.
In this video, we’ll explore some examples of unhealthy vs. healthy dental shifting. We’ll also dive into some strategies that anyone can use at home to help support their dental arch, gently and naturally encourage crooked teeth to straighten over time, and keep any already-straight teeth beautifully aligned.
Video tutorial highlights:
- 0:53 First off, full disclosure…
- 1:32 Teeth shift: unhealthy vs. healthy shifting
- 4:09 The first step to naturally straightening crooked teeth: aligning the top teeth
- 5:25 Providing outside (cheek-side) upper palate support
- 6:51 Providing inside (tongue-side) upper palate support: finding “home” for your tongue
- 12:07 Quick-reference review of how to use the tongue to help align upper teeth
- 13:55 The next step to naturally straightening crooked teeth: aligning the bottom teeth
- 15:16 Quick-reference review of the strategies to help naturally straighten teeth
Helpful, related resources:
The role diet plays in the mouth/body connection – Dr. Steven Lin [[expert interview video]]
How to Stop Tooth Decay and Remineralize Your Teeth [free ebook]
How to Straighten Teeth Without Braces [article]
How to Stop Two Common Habits that Cause Crooked Teeth [article]
Would you make your own braces if you knew how? [article]