When it comes to orthodontic treatment, adults make the ultimate decision regarding their adult orthodontics treatment and often have some degree of conflict about it. Many feel embarrassed about using orthodontic devices as adults. However, there is no reason to be ashamed. After all, 81% of survey respondents reported that they reaped more than just aesthetic benefits from their orthodontic treatment, according to DentaVox. Read more about some of those benefits below.
1. Better Breath
It’s common to be self-conscious about the smell of one’s breath. Yet, there is only so much you can do about bad breath if your teeth are crowded or difficult to clean due to orthodontic issues. Food and bacteria can get caught in your teeth without you even noticing. Orthodontic treatment can help space your teeth properly and avoid halitosis.
2. More Effective Brushing
On that same level, you need to make sure that you're cleaning every part of your teeth when brushing. As orthodontic treatment improves the positions of your teeth, it also makes effectively brushing them much easier.
3. Proper Enunciation
It can be difficult to enunciate your words properly when your teeth are crowded. Orthodontic treatment ensures that your teeth are properly spaced, thus aiding your enunciation.
4. Reduced Risk of Damage
When your teeth are protruding, it's much easier for them to become damaged if you fall or through playing sports. Achieving properly aligned teeth through adult orthodontics is a great for reducing risks.
5. Stronger Self Esteem
It may feel difficult for you to build up your confidence if you don't have aesthetically pleasing teeth. Once your teeth are correctly aligned, you can get the appearance and the accompanying self-esteem that you desire.
6. Improved Jaw Alignment
Your jawbone is also affected by misaligned teeth. Misaligned teeth and bacteria can contribute to bone erosion; therefore, you need good orthodontics to protect your jawbone.
7. Better Chewing
It's hard to properly chew when your teeth are not aligned properly. This can lead to poor digestion. Once your teeth are correctly aligned, you will likely notice that your digestion has improved as well.
As you can see, there are many more advantages to adult orthodontics than disadvantages. So don't wait any longer to get the smile you've always wanted. Call your local Evenly provider today for more information or to schedule an appointment!