STRAIGHT TALK about Crooked Teeth
- Posted on: Feb 10 2017
While many might believe that pretty straight teeth are purely cosmetic, nothing could be further from the truth.
Straight teeth are HEALTHIER teeth. Straight, properly aligned teeth can help you avoid the negative effects of periodontal disease.
Properly aligned teeth are easier to brush and floss than crowded or crooked teeth. Properly positioned teeth can help gums “fit” more tightly around them, which may lead to better periodontal health.
With good oral hygiene, the chances of having plaque retention, tooth decay, and periodontal disease can be reduced.
DECREASED RISK OF ABNORMAL WEAR AND TRAUMA
Properly aligned teeth also reduce the risk of expensive procedures required to repair the effects of abnormal force, such as tooth chipping, breaking, or wear; and can be less stressful on the supporting jaw bone and joints.
So, what’s the big deal with Periodontal Disease? Severe periodontal infection, if untreated, can increase risk for heart disease, stroke and lead to complications with diabetes and pre-term labor.
A STRAIGHTFORWARD SOLUTION
Straightening your teeth can make a significant difference to having a healthy mouth and keeping your teeth for life. Start on the road to a healthy mouth today. Call us for a complimentary consultation about Invisalign treatment (clear aligners custom-made to gradually straighten your teeth). 703 525 5901
We look forward to partnering with you in health. Find out why Washingtonian Magazine, Arlington Magazine and Virginia Living recognizes Clarendon Dental Arts as the Best Dentist in Arlington, year after year! Caring for the Mouth, Mind and Body!
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