How important is it to have straight teeth?

How important is it to have straight teeth?
15th August 2017

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How important is it to have straight teeth?

 Find out more at Beechwood Dental, in Bournemouth

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For most people their reason for choosing a Six Month Smile or FastBraces dentist in Bournemouth is to achieve a more beautiful smile, which they hope will get them noticed for all the right reasons. However, straight teeth are also beneficial to your dental health as well as your overall health. If your teeth are crooked or you have unsightly gaps and spaces between your teeth, then our friendly and highly skilled dental team at Beechwood Dental, in Bournemouth can help.

The majority of adults think that a great smile can benefit them in the work place as well as being a great social asset. However, straighter teeth will give them the confidence to smile in all types of situations so they won’t have to worry about making a bad impression because of crooked or misaligned teeth.

So what are the benefits of having straighter teeth? As well as giving you a confident smile it also help

  • Helps with  cleaning

Good oral hygiene involves brushing and flossing your teeth at least twice a day but if your teeth overlap or are crooked, then your hygiene routine may not be as effective as it should be. It can be difficult to get dental floss between and around crooked teeth. Overlapping and crooked teeth can obscure parts of a tooth’s surface making it difficult for you to reach with your toothbrush. If your teeth are not clean properly then your risk of tooth decay and gum disease is greatly increased. By straightening your teeth, it makes it easier for you to maintain a good level of oral health.

  • Risk of gum disease

Gums that are red and swollen may be the cause of teeth that are overcrowded or gapped. Gums don’t fit as well around teeth which are misaligned and this means that food and bacteria can get lodged in the gum tissue and cause infections which can lead to tooth loss. Gums hug straight teeth closely which helps to prevent this type of infection and in addition, because teeth are held in place more securely, people with straight teeth aren’t so vulnerable to tooth loss.

  • Improves digestion

You probably wouldn’t visit your dentist with severe stomach cramps but if you’re experiencing digestive problems, then it could just be your teeth that are causing the problem. Crooked teeth and bad bites can make it harder for you to chew your food completely and as a result you may be swallowing large pieces of food or food which hasn’t been sufficiently broken down by the saliva in your mouth. With tooth straightening, Anthony Inman, our Bournemouth dentist may be able to put an end to your stomach problems.

Short Term Orthodontics in Bournemouth is about so much more than improving your smile but can also result in better oral and bodily health. Beechwood Dental in Bournemouth can offer a wide range of invisible braces, in some cases, can deliver results in as little as six months or less. There’s never been a better time to visit Anthony Inman, our dentist for a FREE, no obligation consultation and find out how you can have your teeth straightened! To find out more about our Orthodontic packages visit our website. (All packages include two hygiene visits and FREE whitening)

 Call us today on 01202 397074 or contact us via our website at www.beechwooddental.co.uk and arrange for your Free no obligation consultation.

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