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Why You Should Not Ignore Crooked Teeth

Do you think crooked teeth look bad? Just imagine how bad they can smell! We are going to tell you about the issues that crooked teeth will cause for you. Most patients assume that since crooked teeth are just a cosmetic issue, it can wait. If this is you, then you would be incorrect as crooked teeth can quickly and will most likely become a more serious issue for your smile. Correcting your crooked teeth now will save you money in the long run. Let us show you why.


Advantages To Correcting Crooked Teeth

  • Easier To Clean Your Teeth
    • Things are straight and not overlapping are easier to clean. That even applies for your teeth as crooked teeth with cause gaps and spaces within in your smile making it more difficult to find and remove, and food or debris that may have been wedged in and is hiding out causing tooth decay to set it.
  • Overall Improved Oral Health
    • Tooth decay and cavities cause many issues in your mouth, and many of these issues are linked to much more serious conditions that will affect your overall health such as diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.  Also, if you ignore fixing your crooked teeth, they will continue to grow crooked progressively making your condition worse over time.
  • Ease / Prevent Jaw Pain
    • Crooked teeth that are left untreated will keep growing crooked until you correct them; this means that your crooked teeth will cause overcrowding with your surrounding tooth and so on. Kind of like dominos in a way as it will just continue on and on; this can cause you to form either an overbite or underbite depending on which way your crooked teeth are growing. Also, crooked teeth that are pushing your jaw forward can put unnecessary stress on your jaw causing a very uncomfortable issue called TMJ.
  • Boost Of Confidence
    • While the benefits of a straighter smile are so much more than for just appearance, it can’t be denied that a beautiful smile can make a difference in how you see yourself and how others see you as well. It will help your confidence when going for that much-deserved raise or attempting to ask a crush out on a date.

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If you or a loved one is suffering from Solberg & Miller Dentistry is a full-service dental practice in Altamonte Springs, FL. To schedule a dental cleaning or a preventive care visit, call (407) 834-0330 or schedule an appointment online.