Besides [Straight] Teeth, What are the Benefits of Braces?

March 8, 2018

Everyone knows that braces can allow us to get perfectly straight teeth after the treatment has progressed. There are also some other less known benefits that you can experience after you undergo treatment with braces especially if you have had difficulties with your teeth before. Here are some of the untold benefits of braces.    

Less risk of tooth decay or gum disease

When your teeth are especially crowded or crooked, there is a chance that very tight spaces can be created between your teeth which can lead to issues with cleaning. Spacing the teeth out appropriately will make it much easier for you to clean your teeth and avoid issues of tooth decay and gum disease from buildups in bacteria.  

Better speech

Your teeth are very important to your speech and when your teeth are out of alignment you can have issues with speech and the way that you enunciate some words. Issues with speech can cause a lot of frustration for some people and after you receive braces you can see some amazing benefits when it comes to the patterns of your speech. Any mispronunciations of words or issues that you may have experienced before can be completely eradicated with the use of braces.  


You can actually experience far better digestion when you have straight teeth, set into perfect rows. This is because you can chew food far better and prepare your body to digest foods much better than when your teeth were out of alignment. When your teeth are arranged perfectly you may find that all of your food is chewed far more evenly and that you don't have any difficulty with chewing so this can only help to improve your digestion in the process.  

Issues with bone erosion

Bones and gum tissues can actually start to erode when there are no teeth to support them. This means that if there are spots in your gums where there are large gaps this can lead to serious issues with oral health. Perfectly aligned teeth are much less likely to erode and cause oral health issues. Aligned teeth can better support your entire bone structure and gum line.  

Looking Good

As a person with straight teeth, you can smile without feeling bad. A bigger smile leads to bigger fun. Pictures of you will contain a beaming smile and others will remark on how good you look. Your self-esteem goes through the roof allowing you to be exactly who you are.

Straight Teeth with King Orthodontics

The type of braces needed for each patient is determined after a thorough examination from an orthodontist in Centerville. For orthodontic treatment, Fairborn residents trust and visit King Orthodontics where there are two orthodontists, including: • Dr. Jack E. KingDr. Samuel B. King You can schedule an examination for orthodontic treatment that leads to improved dental health and higher self-esteem.

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King Orthodontics 400 East Dayton, Yellow Springs Rd. Fairborn, OH 45324 Phone: (937) 878-1561


Besides [Straight] Teeth, What are the Benefits of Braces?

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