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Why Are Straight Teeth Important?

May 10, 2014

There are at least two answers to this question. The first involves confidence. When you have a straight smile, you feel more confident about sharing it with others. And that’s what everyone wants–to feel confident enough to smile openly instead hiding teeth behind a closed-mouth smile.

Confidence is just one aspect, though. There’s an even more important reason that having straight teeth is important, and it goes back to your oral health. Put simply, straight teeth are easier to clean. Misaligned teeth, meanwhile, create places for bacteria and plaque to hide. And the more of both that you have in your smile, the more vulnerable you are to things like gum disease and tooth decay.

In our next post, we’re going to talk about one of the ways that Dr. Salivonchik can help you enjoy a straighter smile. But in this post, we just want to make you aware of the foundational importance of straight teeth.

Have misaligned teeth kept you from smiling in the past? Call our Coplay dental office if you’re ready for a change. We’re committed to helping patients from Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton, The Poconos, and surrounding areas enjoy better confidence and oral health with a straighter smile. During your appointment, Dr. Salivonchik will assess your needs and recommend a personalized treatment plan according to your oral exam. If you have any questions about what we recommend, don’t hesitate to ask.

Call us today to schedule your appointment. Our office is in Lehigh Valley and serves patients from all surrounding communities.

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