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Why teeth straightening?

There are many reasons why you lovely lot would like to get your teeth straightened. Some of you may be wanting to improve the way they look to boost your confidence, and why not! But did you know there are some clinical purposes teeth straightening can help your oral health too? 

So here are 5 reasons why you should straighten those pearly whites.  

1) Easier to Clean; When your teeth are misaligned, they create harder to reach areas when it comes to cleaning. Your toothbrush can’t reach these places, meaning there could be a buildup of harmful bacteria and plaque, however getting your teeth straightened can help eliminate places for these harmful nasties to hide!  

2) Which Could Mean Fewer Cavities; Plaque can cause cavities, so when your teeth are straight and you are cleaning the whole surface area, this could potentially allow for fewer of these and an overall healthier smile! 

3) And Potentially Healthier Gums; This harmful bacteria between your teeth and hard to reach areas can cause serious issues when it comes to your overall gum health. This is because overcrowded teeth make it harder to clean between them and can lead to issues such as gum disease.  

4) Reduced Headaches and Jaw Pain; When your teeth are not aligned properly it can lead to clenching of the jaw and teeth grinding. Over time this will cause jaw pain and headaches due to the constant pressure and straightening your teeth can sometimes help with these issues! 

5) Clearer Speech; Unaligned teeth can sometimes be the cause of speech impediments e.g. a lisp! Orthodontic treatment will straighten teeth into their correct position and could improve the quality of your speech! 

Now is a better time than ever to bite the bullet and see what {my}smile by {my}dentist can do for you! Book now to start your smile journey by chatting to a member of our team. What are you waiting for?