When Can You Align Your Smile?

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While many people align their smiles when they are young, it is not always feasible to do so. And while straightening the smile is optimal when the teeth are still developing, you can still align your smile at almost any age. An aligned smile has many benefits. With orthodontic treatment, you can move the teeth into proper alignment to have a healthier smile, as well as a more appealing one. Indeed, teeth which are aligned let speak, chew, and eat properly.

If you are experiencing issues with your teeth, such as overcrowding, misalignment, or excessive spacing, braces may just what your smile needs. Did you know that braces help improve your oral hygiene? This is because straight teeth are easier to clean, which makes you less prone to the harmful effects of gum disease and tooth decay.

With the help of braces, our experienced dental team can correct oral irregularities, including in your jaw. Why is this? The jaw benefits when the teeth are correctly aligned because your bite is able to function properly. Both jaw joints and gums benefit as the bite pressure is spread out more evenly.

If you think you may benefit from wearing braces, we recommend coming in for an evaluation. Dr. Peter Cha & Danny H. Dinh will assess your smile to help you create a treatment plan to best suit your needs. Once your needs have been assessed and treatment is recommended, you can proceed with confidence.

Are you ready to have the aligned smile you have always wanted? If so, please reach out to our Family Smile Center LLC dental team at 301.663.9484 to schedule a consultation in Frederick, Maryland. We look forward to helping you achieve the healthy, confident smile you deserve!