Today I'd like to talk about the space between upper teeth and lower teeth thing. Let me introduce what it is and why you want to do it and how to achieve it. Let's do it.
1. What is the space between the upper teeth and lower teeth?
When your face is resting, like right now, I assume you're not talking, you're not smiling, you're not, your face is just resting, right? If so, your upper teeth and lower teeth are touching or not? Please put this in your answer in the comment below. The answer is should not be touching. There should be space between the upper and lower teeth like this tiny, tiny space. But there is you can see a little bit of space, right? Like one millimeter or two or three very, very tiny spaces. But you want to have space. In other words, the upper teeth and lower teeth should not be touching all the time. The bad habit of the upper teeth and lower is touching called the TCH teeth contact habit. There's even a clinical study about TCH, and how bad it is for your health and beauty too.
2. Why it is so important?
Did you know that keeping space between your upper and lower teeth when your face is resting is important? It's true! You see, when you have this kind of space between your teeth, it gives the jaw muscles a chance to relax and unwind. And if they're all bunched together all the time, it creates tension on the muscles and can lead to grinding or TMJ pain—and that's not fun! So how do you get this space? Well, it's pretty easy: just open your mouth wide enough so that the back teeth touch each other without touching any of the front ones. Then close your mouth slowly while focusing on relaxing each muscle group as it comes into contact with another. Repeat this process until you feel the tension released in all areas of your face and neck—you'll know when you've reached that point because everything will feel more relaxed overall!
Basically, it's when you have your upper and lower teeth touching each other like this all the time as if you were clenching your jaw muscles. And that can cause a lot of problems: tension in the neck, shoulders, and jaw... not just because I'm doing this! It's happening in your mouth too—so that tension is distributed throughout the body and face. It goes here and here... and here too (depressor saggy muscle). The chin tension goes here too (saggy muscle). So it'll sag your face!
3. How do achieve keep the space between the upper and lower teeth all the time?
I'll go over some of the important points in section three. First, we talked about how important it is to keep the space between your upper and lower teeth all the time. The easiest answer is mewing! Yes.
That's because by lifting your tongue up and slightly forward, you're able to open your mouth more widely while still keeping your jaw closed. That way, there's no need to drop your jaw down or open it wide when you smile—you can just smile normally and still create more space between your upper and lower teeth. So that's how you do it! And if you want to learn more about mewing, check out our video Mewing101 for a quick tutorial on everything you need to know about this technique.