Are Straight Teeth Worth It?

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It’s easy to feel like getting orthodontic treatment is more of a hassle than it’s worth. After all, how important can a straight smile be?

We’ll, you’d likely be very surprised to know that a straight smile impacts everything from self-esteem to how confident you feel in social and professional situations. But to help you understand further why straight teeth are worth it, consider the following points.

They’re healthy

Taking the time to straighten your teeth also provides you with the opportunity to get the healthiest teeth possible. Straight teeth are much easier to clean, remove plaque from, and rid of debris. When your teeth aren’t straight, you end up with a lot of sharp edges and deep crevices where plaque and debris easily build up. Cleaning these areas is tough, and if you’re not vigilant they easily form cavities.

You save money

Restorative dentistry isn’t cheap. If you take the time to get straight teeth now, you likely won’t need costly restoration work down the road. While it may be a big expense right now, you’ll save a ton of money in the long run.

If you’re ready for braces, or have more questions, call us today at 906-265-0050.