Our teeth help us digest food and speak clearly, and a shining smile can turn heads when you walk into a room. That’s why when an issue with your smile begins to appear, you’ll want to visit your local orthodontist immediately to solve the problem and protect your teeth.
Here are just 3 of the many reasons why everyone should get into the habit of visiting their orthodontist regularly.
They Can Prevent Problems Early
Contrary to popular belief, our teeth never stop shifting over the course of our lives.
This constant shifting means that our smiles can face problems that take years to develop.
An orthodontist will take a look at your smile, evaluate the problems that you may face in the future, and come up with a plan to address those concerns in a timely and relatively painless manner.
They Can Provide A Healthy Smile
Not only do well-aligned teeth look good, but they’re also good for you.
Straight, well-aligned teeth are easier to clean and maintain. Well-aligned teeth can help you avoid such problems as abnormal wear of tooth surfaces, difficulty chewing and/or speaking, and excess stress on supporting bone and gum tissue. Your teeth will be with you all your life. Why not do your best to ensure they are strong and healthy?
They Can Boost Your Self-Esteem
No matter how often we may brush, or floss, none of us have control over how our teeth develop. Crooked teeth can erupt, or gaps might form, and this can severely impact our confidence and self-esteem.
Orthodontists know what it takes to get your smile straight and shining and have a wide variety of options including braces, aligners, surgeries, or simple palate expanders to help.
It takes a lot of effort to keep our grins looking perfect, but orthodontists can fix our smiles and give us the tools that we need to make our pearly whites last a lifetime.
Our smiles are some of the most important features we have, but they face many pressures and potential damage over our lifetimes. Come to the dental experts at James Karpac Orthodontics today or visit us online to see the many smiling families and friends Dr. Karpac has served in his 30 years of orthodontic expertise.