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Benefits of Straight Teeth

Posted by Dr. Bird on Feb 25 2021, 11:28 AM

Everybody desires a perfect smile- shape, alignment, color, and ideal size of the teeth. After all, when you smile, you not only express your happiness with others but also show them how well-maintained you are. A bright, radiant smile could attract listeners and attention quite quickly. Apart from this benefit, you must even know other pros of perfectly aligned teeth. 

Here, we have come up with a list of benefits of straight teeth. Keep reading!

Importance of aligned teeth

The first thing you do when you wake up is to brush your teeth. How would you feel if this first thing in the morning tires you, eats up a lot of your morning time, and makes you crazy right at the start of a new day? Brushing, flossing, and other dental routines can be followed quite quickly if you have a perfect set of teeth. Let's see what we have for you on this list and what benefits you can enjoy with a straight smile. 

  • Better Digestion

Think of it this way, how would you cut a paper with a disoriented pair of scissors? You cannot, right? The same goes for your teeth. They help you chew your food, and the better you chew it, the easier it would be for you to digest it. Besides, when you chew correctly, you extract more nutrients from the meal. Therefore, perfectly aligned, straight teeth ensure better digestion. 

  • Easier to maintain oral hygiene

The better aligned the teeth are, the easier it would be to clean them. Cleaning and maintaining over-crowded or misaligned teeth can be a tedious job. The more hurdles you face during brushing and flossing, the more plaque and germs deposit between your teeth. This would lead to various periodontal diseases and other dental problems. Whereas if you have straight and aligned teeth, you would have to spend a lesser amount of time cleaning and maintaining them. 

  • Improved and Clearer Speech

Since our early days, we have been taught to speak clearly. However, overcrowding or protruding teeth or unnecessary gaps between the teeth can lead to speech issues. However, to correct such a problem, you must consult a dentist who would guide you and resolve it.

  • No spinning of head and neck pain

Straight and aligned teeth allow your head and neck to function at ease. If you have misaligned teeth, they have to work harder than expected and might be uncomfortable. Misaligned teeth can also lead to misalignment of the jaw and thus cause severe head and neck pain. 

  • No more chips and cracks  

Better aligned teeth make your tongue less vulnerable to bites. Besides, there would be no chips and crack in protruding or gapped teeth.

  • Less Wear and Tear

Just like after continuous usage, a pair of scissors could lose its sharpness; the same goes for your teeth. Everyone experiences wear and tear, but the people who have gapped, overcrowded and misaligned teeth experience it the most. When you have straight teeth, they assert less pressure on each other, making them less vulnerable to wear and tear. 

Now you know all the major benefits of straight teeth. So, if you have misaligned teeth, then you know the drill. Get an appointment. Seek advice and get set go!

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