A nice smile has an impact on how people perceive you as well as how you perceive yourself. While braces seem to be almost a rite of passage for teens and even some adults, they are not necessarily required for all overcrowded teeth. You may not realize that fixing overcrowding teeth can be accomplished without braces.
Frown do not need to be your go-to expression because there are so many smiles to go around. It might not be common knowledge, but a smile can make someone feel good. A smile can be quite powerful, and all one has to do is unleash it, which is one reason why orthodontists do what they do.
A healthy smile is an available smile, but some people feel they need to hide their smile.
Team Demas Orthodontics Helps People Smile with Confidence
Studies show that people who feel confident about their smile are more successful on both a personal and professional level. A first impression is a lasting one, and when someone smiles with confidence, it reflects how they feel about themselves. Team Demas Orthodontics is changing their patients’ lives by giving them a confident smile that they can be proud of.
The modern world of orthodontics has made it easier than ever before to treat the following:
- Open bites
- Under bites
- Missing incisors
Now is the time to get ready for more magic in your life to happen as you share your smile with the world.
More Than a Gesture of Goodwill
Although smiling has a fabled legacy as an international symbol of positive feelings and good intentions, it is also a powerful means of securing friendship and peace. When you smile, you directly demonstrate interest and engagement. This active communication creates, preserves, and solidifies relationships between you and professional colleagues, friends, and family members. Even if you aren’t quite grinning like the Cheshire Cat, your smile, and the good-natured disposition it conveys will linger in other people’s minds when you aren’t physically present.
Smiling Can Elevate Your Life to the Next Level
9 Reasons Why Widely Spaced Teeth Impact Your Overall Health
Most people focus on the aesthetics of widely spaced teeth. They want to improve their look, smile, and self-esteem.
However, there are more than just appearance problems that you should be concerned with. Teeth that are spaced too widely apart can cause great health issues. Sure, you want to have the confidence of a beautiful smile, but those spaces between your teeth can do more than damage your smile. They could be ruining your health.
1. Gum Disease
Your overall health begins in your mouth. What you put into your mouth is a good start, but your teeth play an important role in your health too. If there are large spaces in-between the teeth, then there is ample space for bacteria to build up. Plaque and tartar are always looking for a nice, warm spot to multiply. When your mouth is filled with this type of bacteria, it can cause other problems too. These pockets of bacteria can lead to gingivitis if left untreated. Gingivitis can lead to periodontal disease. The longer this disease goes undiagnosed and treated the more sorts of problems it can cause. It is a recipe for disaster. Thankfully, utilizing various teeth straightening methods can prevent bacteria from breeding.
When your child is dealing with crooked and misaligned teeth, it is important that you consider starting them on an orthodontic treatment plan as soon as possible. Early orthodontic treatment is essential for preventing long-term problems that involve the teeth and jaw. Severely misaligned teeth can pose a myriad of issues, not all of which are “socially-based.” Problems with chewing, speaking and brushing can all result from improper alignment and the overall failure to seek orthodontic care.
Who is the Best Candidate?
The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that children above the age of seven begin orthodontic care. If your child is younger than seven, there is still a chance that they have some of their primary teeth. Once the primary teeth have fallen out and the adult teeth have erupted, the dentition can be straightened and improved using orthodontics. Generally, anyone who has even a slightly misaligned smile can benefit from good-quality orthodontic work. Only a licensed orthodontist will determine your child’s eligibility for early orthodontic treatment.
Along with misalignment problems, anyone who has a malocclusion (uneven bite) will benefit from regular orthodontic work. Crooked, crowded and misaligned teeth can negatively affect the way you bite. This could be the result of genetics, poor habits during babyhood, injuries that were sustained or even issues with the primary teeth themselves. Genetics play a huge role in how your child’s teeth will look when they grow their adult teeth. If you had to wear braces as a child or teenager, chances are good that your child will have to wear them, too.
Lingual Braces v Invisalign
Nice straight teeth are often highly desirable, but many people do not like being confined to using braces to achieve them. At an older age, braces don’t just look uncomfortable; they can affect the facial appearance while in place. Luckily, in 1998 an innovative breakthrough emerged for tooth re positioning. This was the launching of Invisalign.
What is Invisalign?
Invisalign are plastic aligners that cannot be seen. The public responded quickly to this new development, as they thought that crooked and misaligned teeth could now be corrected without the need for the attachment of brackets and wires to the teeth for long periods of time. It was soon learnt however that Invisalign does not always make a magical improvement, but can be beneficial in certain circumstances. The plastic is simply not strong enough to exert the same force as clear braces, such as lingual and conventional steel braces. This is particularly true for such actions as turning teeth round and lengthening teeth. In moderate to severe teeth alignment cases then, clear braces can be used or conventional metal braces.