What should I do about a single miss aligned tooth

Okay so, to explain this I have over crowding in my bottom front set of teeth. Whats happened is you know you have the front 4 teeth, one of the middle teeth to be exact the right middle one has been pushed back into my mouth behind the other 3. Thus has moved my center line of. So my question is, to fix this would it be better to apply pressure to move it forward using my tongue? Or if that doesn't work and is a myth what about using a standard aligner. You can get them online they're like a gum shield. For extra info, the wisdom teeth that came through recently is what's caused the overcrowding to begin with.

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Answer: Myth, sort of

By Eric Mann

Hi, I had the same issue as you at your age, same big wisdom teeth pushing everything around, I am now 37 and only getting this fixed now lol.
I did the occasional pushing it with my tongue over the last 20 years but all it did was push the tooth next to it forward, not by a lot, but it just made things a little bit worse.

I am lucky in my situation in a sense, I had an infected root canal on the bottom row I decided to have removed, tooth #20, I finally decided to spend the money on braces and after 18 ish weeks with braces (I got the Invisalign ones for comfort, convinience and speed) the gap is already half closed and my smiles don't look ridiculous.

An aligner might work for now, especially if it doesn't stick back that much, but could possibly cause issues with your jaws if the wisdom teeth are kept too far back as a consequence, or create an overbite/underbite on one of the sides eventually or maybe squeeze your teeth to tightly together. Or maybe, everything works out perfectly, hard to tell.
Much better to find a dentist or imo preferably a holistic dentist to see what they recommend before you self treat, at least that way you can make a more informed decision.
If a treatment they recommend seems expensive now, trust me, you will spend FAR more if you wait a couple of decades like I did. I don't say that for you to rush a treatment they recommend, you still have plenty of time, just don't want 20 years like i did.

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