Straight teeth help an individual to effectively bite, chew and speak. They also contribute to healthy teeth and gums. When your teeth and jaws are properly aligned certain health problems may be prevented or more easily managed such as periodontal disease, TMD, and sleep apnea. Teeth that work better also tend to look better. An attractive smile is a pleasant “side effect” of orthodontic treatment.
An attractive smile is an asset that enhances self-confidence and your positive self-image—important qualities at every stage of life. A person’s self-esteem often improves as orthodontic treatment brings teeth, lips and face into proportion. In this way, orthodontic treatment can benefit social and career success, as well as improve a person’s general attitude toward life. At the dental practice of Doctors Slavin, Jackson and burns, we know that by maximizing your oral health and dental and facial aesthetics we are facilitating your personal and professional goals.