The direct cause of a torus mandibularis is unknown although it is believed that genetics play a prominent role. Teeth grinding and hard chewing (masticatory stress) or clenching the teeth are also possible contributing factors.What is torus palatinus and what causes it?
Causes of torus palatinus. Palatal tori or Torus Palatinus are bony growths that emerge on the hard palate and they tend to increase in size as one ages or due to hereditary factors. Although the cause of torus palatinus hasn’t yet been established, scientists believe they are due to genetic influences.What causes Tori bone growth in mouth?
It is believed that tori are caused by several factors but there is not one thing that always causes tori. They may be associated with bruxism or tooth clenching and grinding however no. The size of the tori may fluctuate throughout life but they do tend to get bigger over time.What causes tori in mouth?
Tori can be caused by a misaligned or off-balance TMJ as with TMJ disorder, the jaw joint is put under an increased amount of stress and tension. Because those with TMJ often have a closed mouth position that torques the jaw, the body unconsciously tries to realign the jaw.