Many people think straight teeth are only important to have a good appearance. But you will be surprised to know how much impact it has on ensuring a healthy and problem-free mouth. Today we are going to discuss the top 4 reasons- why you should emphasize having perfectly straight teeth. Which are as follows-
Straight Teeth Means No Bite Issues
There are 5 common bite issues namely- crowding, overbite, underbite, open bite and irregular spacing. Having any of these bite issues means having misfitted teeth or jaws. This kind of misfit causes problems like- speaking difficulty and increases the chance of tooth damage, gum disease and tooth decay. These also make teeth more prone to injuries.
But if you have totally straight teeth all over the mouth, that indicates zero bite issues. Hopefully, from the above discussion, you have understood how important that is.
Straight Teeth are Easier to Clean
Cleaning teeth is an easy-peasy daily life task with straight teeth. But just using a toothbrush or floss becomes a lot harder with crowded or anyhow misfitted teeth. If you are someone who is not blessed with straight teeth naturally, you can easily realise that. People with such issues often notice- food stuck between teeth, bad breath and many other problems. All these occur because the teeth cannot be properly cleaned. This leads to further more serious issues later, which are discussed in the next paragraph.
Straight Teeth Ensures Less Oral Problems
As we’ve discussed earlier, how easy it is to clean straight teeth compared to crowded or misfitted teeth. So, not having straight teeth indirectly means having uncleaned teeth.
You must know how important oral hygiene is to stay healthy. When teeth are not properly cleaned, at first it creates a sticky layer of bacteria -known as plaque- and then after 48 hours, it starts to mineralize on teeth. Eventually, that turns into tartar and then this leads to problems like tooth decay and enamel erosion. Other problems like- gum infection and root infection are also the result of dirty or unclean teeth.
Now, it is clear that if you have straight teeth, cleaning them becomes a lot easier and that reduces the chance of having oral problems.
Boosts Your Confidence
Straight teeth definitely uplift your appearance and help your smile look perfect. Having a great smile makes everyone feel more confident.
You might know that, while smiling, our brain releases endorphins, commonly known as ‘happy hormone’. Also, smiling is the best way to show others that you are friendly and cheerful. If you don’t have the confidence to show off your teeth, how can you smile confidently? With straight teeth, you will have almost zero dental issues and you will always feel the urge to put a nice smile on your face.
How to Get Straight Teeth?
There are 2 most common options available to get teeth straightened. Which are- dental braces and clear dental aligners. To know which method would be more suitable for your situation, you have to consult a dentist first. Feel free to contact Next Generation Dental to have an appointment for that or to learn more about teeth straightening.