What Can I Do About My Crooked Teeth?


It is a common problem that teeth don’t always grow in straight, and if this is an issue that is causing you grief then maybe it is time to get in touch with your dental professional, so that they can talk you through a range of professional orthodontic treatments, in order to best support you in the straightening of your teeth.

Can having straight teeth improve my health?

Having straight teeth is important for your health, as it means that there is less chance of damage to prominent teeth and of strains on jaw muscles and, of course, your appearance and confidence can also be dramatically improved by having an attractive smile! In addition, straight teeth are also easier to keep clean, reducing the likelihood of both tooth decay and gingivitis.

What kind of brace is available that is discrete?

There are several different types of brace available today, which are designed to be comfortable and discrete. One popular treatment is Invisalign in Sydney CBD, which is a very popular treatment, offering a clear and removable aligner system.  If you are worried about the aesthetics of wearing a brace then this could be the perfect solution for you, as you will be able to go about your daily life without onlookers even noticing that you are wearing a brace.

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This treatment involves having a series of clear plastic aligners fitted, that are moulded to the unique shape of your teeth. Your dental practice may use new technology called Itero to take digital impressions of your teeth and to allow for a precise fit of your clear aligners. Itero is a revolutionary machine, enabling a much less invasive and time-consuming process to be undertaken in order to create your clear aligners.

Your aligners will need to be replaced with a new set every two weeks, in order to make sure that they are still correct for the ever-changing position of your teeth. The price of your treatment will reflect how many sets you will need in order to complete your treatment. Often, there will be deals on a certain number of sets being purchased, or even such an offer as unlimited aligners for a fixed price.

A great thing about these aligners is that you are able to remove them for eating, brushing and flossing, so that you are able to keep both the aligners, and your mouth, really clean. Some dentists also offer a free whitening treatment as part of the overall treatment plan, so that you really are supported in getting that gleaming white smile you’ve dreamed about!

How do I go about getting treatment?

If you decide that this could be the treatment you are looking for, then it will be important for you to book an initial consultation with your dentist so that they can confirm if you are eligible for this particular treatment. A smile assessment will be used to determine this.

So, if your teeth are impacting on your social and work life, because they are misaligned, crooked or protruding, then this could be the answer you’ve been looking for. Wouldn’t it be fantastic to look in the mirror each morning and see a beautiful smile, smiling back at you?

Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.