Why are the top part of our teeth slightly broader than the lower part of our teeth ?

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Why are the top part of our teeth slightly broader than the lower part of our teeth ?

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It helps protect your mouth. Your top teeth help protect your cheeks, and your bottom teeth protect your tongue, making it much less likely to bite either. [Malocclusion](https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/001058.htm) is what happens when they aren’t aligned like that.