Straightening badly positioned teeth goes beyond just enhancing the aesthetics of a smile, but extends to include improving oral health, improving physical, and (in boosting confidence), improving mental and psychosocial health too. In fact, more and more patients are finding out that straightening teeth, with braces Liverpool, offers them the benefits of aligned teeth that improve the overall quality of life.
At Liverpool Smile Studio we maintain that taking care of one’s oral health is part and parcel of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. A key role in taking care of oral health is to ensure teeth are properly aligned and to consider orthodontic help like wearing braces Liverpool if there is a need for them.
Before a patient is put on an orthodontic treatment plan, we will need to conduct a thorough assessment and physical examination of the patient’s mouth. This is to ensure that the patient will benefit from wearing braces Liverpool. Here are a few concrete reasons why orthodontic treatment may be necessary.
How wearing braces can help you
Orthodontics makes it easier to clean teeth. When teeth are misaligned or there are gaps in between teeth, these issues create challenges when it comes to oral hygiene obligations. Toothbrush bristles may find it difficult to get into awkward corners and floss thread may get snagged on sharp and jagged edges. Straightening teeth so that they are in their naturally ordained positions can remove these difficulties and make keeping oral hygiene in top condition so much easier.
Orthodontics can help you smile more. Many research studies have been dedicated to showing the incredible health-promoting benefits of smiling. Patients with crooked teeth often avoid smiling warm and engaging smiles and suffer the adverse effects of loss of self-esteem. Implementing invisible braces to straighten teeth can be used to restore this lost confidence and reap the rewards of showing off a beautiful smile. Aligned smiles are deemed more appealing and it is attractive smiles that win over hearts.
Orthodontics can help protect dental health. The problem with crooked teeth is not just that they are unsightly, they pose a danger to the dental arch as well. When oral hygiene becomes difficult to maintain, the presence of bad bacteria in the mouth can become overwhelming, giving rise to cavities and gum disease.
Orthodontics can make it easier to eat properly. A direct negative consequence of misaligned teeth is that they may not be able to bite and chew properly. Patients with this condition often experience pain and discomfort when teeth do not come together as they should.
Orthodontics can promote physical health
Not many patients are able to draw a link between their dental health and overall physical health. But once again studies have shown that poor oral health can influence certain medical conditions. It all comes down to bad oral bacteria finding their way into the deeper parts of the body via the bloodstream. Patients with advanced stages of gum disease have been linked to an increased risk of strokes and lung infections.
Are you interested in invisible braces and would like a consultation? Our experienced and friendly dental team at Liverpool Smile Studio will work with you to help you display your best smile. Get started by giving our reception team a call to arrange an appointment.