The Benefits of Having Straight Teeth

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The Benefits of Having Straight Teeth

Somethings don’t always align in life, and sometimes those things are your teeth. That’s okay, its fixable!

A beautiful and, more importantly, a healthy smile can make a very large impact on your daily life as well as quality of life. So don’t just think of it a cosmetic procedure, think of it as an oral health and overall happiness decision. Still on the fence? Here are 3 benefits of having straight teeth.

#1 An Opportunity for Better Oral Health

Did you know that straight teeth are, in fact, healthier? Having straight teeth results in fewer cavities, less discoloration, and less uneven wear or fractures. Furthermore, the gum tissue around straight teeth are less likely to develop periodontal disease. Straight teeth and healthy gums means you can chew anything you please because your teeth are less likely to be sensitive to heat and cold. Straight teeth not only look great, but they lower your risk of painful and costly dental problems.

#2 You’re Likely to Lower Your DENTAL COSTS

Money doesn’t come to mind when thinking about having a straight and beautiful smile, but straight are less likely have accidents and easier to maintain which saves money over time. Teeth that stick out are easily broken from falling, the rim of your drink, sports incidents, car crashes and much more. In addition, as stated above, straight teeth are easier to care for and more often than not, more cared for. This positive impact will ultimately reduce your dental costs over time, you will just need the normal checkups if taken care of properly. So if you’ve been considering braces or Invisalign , think of it as you’re ‘paying it forward’. Not only for your bank account, but for self confidence too!

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Straight Teeth Help You Out By...

  • Lowering the risk of cavities
  • Lowering the risk of gum disease
  • Lowering the risk of damaging adjacent teeth
  • Lowering the risk of jaw alignment issues
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#3 A Better Sense of Self

Being able to be you is huge in life! That little voice in your head come photo time needs to be silenced. An additional reason to consider Orthodontics is Mental health. In our visually-based society appearance does matter, it’s sad but true. Recent studies have shown the benefits of an attractive appearance and smile as it relates to job opportunities, the amount of money you make, and even the people you attract into your life. You don’t have to like it, but your smile does reflect on you. So when you’re ready to invest in yourself, our team at Brush Dental will be here for all your needs before, during, and after treatment.

Thank you for taking the time to become a better you! Invest in yourself and make habits that will benefit you and your loved ones for a long time. If you have any questions, or would like to set up an appointment, don’t hesitate to call us at (206) 203-9385 or reach us online!

Jeff Knudson, DDS

Jeff Knudson, DDS

As a Seattle area native, I could not be more thrilled and honored to serve my hometown. Dentistry is a true passion in my life and I am committed to providing the best dental care in all of Seattle. I have often been told that I could “talk teeth all day” – and it’s true!

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