The mouth is a window into the health of the body. So put yourself in a healthy state of mind, and take a look at the additional benefits of a properly aligned smile.
Think of your teeth as a window to the health of your body. Your teeth and gums – and how they look to others when you smile—say a lot about your overall health. If you’re taking good care of both, you’re probably taking good care of the rest of you.
As you progress through the series of aligners, your teeth will begin moving, little by little. You don’t have to wait until you complete treatment to see your smile change – you may start seeing positive changes early in the process. You will have occasional checkups with Dr. Sadineni and her staff at Dublin Metro Dental Group – often as little as once every six weeks – in order to gauge your progress. And at the end of your treatment, you’ll be showing off a smile you never knew you’d have before you had Invisalign.
Better oral health
One of Invisalign’s best qualities is that it uses no metal bands, brackets, or wires that may trap food and plaque like traditional braces. And since the removable nature of Invisalign allows you to maintain good oral hygiene, you may also reduce chances of plaque build-up, tooth decay, and gum disease.
Improved chewing and speech
When you leave incorrectly positioned teeth and jaws untreated, it can lead to speech difficulties and uncomfortable chewing issues. Invisalign treatment can improve both of these problems by providing better-aligned teeth and jaws.
Tooth decay and gum disease are caused by bacteria. Left untreated, they can cause mouth sores, tender or bleeding gums, bad breath, and possible tooth loss. Studies by the American Dental Association have shown that oral infections can also lead to other more serious ailments such as heart disease1, stroke2, pneumonia3 and diabetes4. Invisalign aligners make daily oral hygiene easier, thus reducing the risk of possible problems. And correctly aligned teeth can also alleviate the issues that can be caused by an improper bite, speech or chewing difficulties, jaw problems, and increased wear on the tooth enamel. Invisalign effectively addresses all of these orthodontic issues, so you’ll have the confidence of a great smile and increase the likelihood of improved oral health.
For a healthier and confident smile, contact Dublin Metro Dental Group to schedule a appointment today.