Is It Time To Straighten Your Teeth?

Teeth Straightening Options 

There are lots of reasons to straighten your teeth and many ways to do it. The dentist is the best person to offer you advice on the available options and tailor a customised procedure for you after he has taken x-rays and analysed your teeth.

You may want to straighten your teeth to have a more attractive, confident smile due to a big event such as your wedding day, graduation day, start of your career or to celebrate a health obstacle such as weight loss. The number one reason people straighten their teeth is for appearance.

Smiling is contagious. If you picture a room full of smiling people you will be smiling too. Smiling also decreases depression. Whatever it is straightening your teeth has several huge benefits in the long term.

Functional straightening of your teeth.

Your teeth can be straightened to improve the functionality of your teeth.

  1. Sometimes teeth straightening is done before major cosmetic dental work.
  2. Straighter teeth are cleaner teeth. Straightening your teeth can help prevent decay. Crooked teeth can make it harder for you to clean thereby having a troubling build-up of plaque and decay causing you to have chronic bad breath or gum disease.
  3. Crooked teeth affect jaw alignment - Sleep Apnea and allergies is another reason to straighten your teeth. Improving the shape of your mouth and jaw and help improve these conditions.

The following are teeth straightening options:

The first two which is the clear aligner and dental veneers allow you to straighten your teeth without braces.

Clear aligner - This option can straighten your teeth within 11-16 weeks. Your dentist will need to analyse your teeth and depending on your individual case recommend the number of weeks that you need to keep it on for.

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Dental veneers are another quick and easy alternative that can take 2-3 appointments to complete. Click here to learn more about dental veneers:

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Traditional braces are another option and a dentist will need to analyse your teeth to check your bite and will then advise you about this option.

Call us on 031 202 6584 to book your appointment today!