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Straightening Teeth for Improved Health and Aesthetics
Having straight teeth goes beyond just enhancing your smile’s appearance; it significantly improves dental health and overall well-being.

Straighter teeth facilitate better chewing, biting, and speaking functions, improving oral functionality and self-confidence.

Malocclusions like overbite, underbite, crossbite, and overcrowding can affect both dental function and aesthetics. These alignment issues make it difficult to clean teeth effectively, leading to problems such as:

  • Periodontitis: Crooked teeth create hiding spots for plaque and bacteria, increasing the risk of gum disease. Straight teeth are easier to clean, reducing the likelihood of periodontal problems.
  • Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD): Improper jaw alignment due to crooked teeth can result in TMJ issues, causing headaches, jaw pain, and teeth grinding. Straightening teeth can alleviate these painful symptoms.
  • Tooth injury: Straight teeth provide a stronger barrier and are less prone to injury compared to crooked teeth, which are weaker and more susceptible to damage.
  • Uneven wear: Crooked teeth distribute biting forces unevenly, leading to premature wear and tear. Straightening teeth ensures a more balanced workload, reducing the risk of injury and promoting better aesthetics.

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