If there was one thing you could fix about your smile, would it be your crowded teeth?
I have yet to meet a patient who just loves crooked and crowded teeth. One of the most common complaints we hear is ?I hate my crooked teeth – they?re ruining my smile!? We also see many adults who are suffering the little known consequences of crowded teeth such as bad breath, cavities, gum disease due to trapped food, TMJ issues, chipped or cracked teeth, all thanks to their teeth not coming together properly. Read more about crowded teeth on Invisalign’s site.
Straightening Crooked and Crowded Teeth: Finding your why
Thankfully, crowded and crooked teeth are fairly easy to correct, but choosing the right solution depends on why the teeth are misaligned. Are the teeth too large? Is the jaw too small? Did the adult teeth come in out of order? Many cases are eligible for Invisalign orthodontic treatment, which allows teens and adults to experience the benefits of braces without the hassle of the brackets and wires that come with traditional braces. Some cases require additional help from cosmetic restorations, gum surgeries or even orthodontic wires to guarantee the best possible outcome. ?
Afraid you?re too old for straighter teeth?
In the US, correcting crooked teeth is something people usually have done in their teens. Who doesn?t know a high schooler with braces? When we become adults and life hits, it?s easy to feel like we?ve missed our opportunity, like it?s too late. If that?s you, you need to know that it?s almost never too late to straighten your teeth. With the ease of Invisalign, beautifully straight teeth are possible for people who wouldn?t normally be willing to undergo braces as adults. Modern technology is making it easier and faster than ever to get the straight beautiful smile you?ve always wanted. It?s only too late if you?re not willing to try.