Society seems to push the idea of having straight white teeth as the highest standard of beauty.
But in all honesty, few people are born with teeth that look that great.
Is there anything wrong with just being content with and proud of the smile you were born with?
Imperfect Teeth, Perfect Smile!
The most important thing is for your teeth to be healthy. Next most important is to have a smile you feel confident about. If you can check those two things off your list, then how your smile looks is not important.
Keep in mind, however, that there’s a reason straight teeth appeal: they are a sign of health. Tooth alignment issues can lead to some serious problems.
Health Dangers of Crooked Teeth
Gapped, twisted, and overlapping teeth can cause a whole host of dental health issues:
When a dentist suggests straightening your teeth, it’s more about your smile’s health than how it looks.
A Range of Smile Solutions
Treatment for crooked teeth depends on how complicated the case is.
If you hate the look of a small gap or slightly twisted tooth, then a fast cosmetic procedure may be sufficient. Invisalign trays or dental veneers are good for aesthetic teeth-straightening.
You can just cover up a complex case of crooked teeth, however. They need to be physically straightened to improve your oral health. A dentist or orthodontist will let you know which braces options are right for you.
Schedule a consultation to get more tips on getting a smile you’ll love.
Posted on behalf of:
Georgia Orthodontics & Children’s Dentistry
13075 Hwy 9, Suite 110
Milton, GA 30004
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