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Can teeth straightening be done at any age? / Dentist Kanata

There are various reasons why people want to go for teeth straightening. Usually, people get their teeth straightened to improve their dental structure or due to some medical reasons recommended by the dentist.

Braces are the effective and most commonly used way to straighten uneven and misaligned teeth. For those who desire straight teeth and want to avoid the traditional metal option at the same time, Invisalign or invisible braces is the best solution.

 Benefits of teeth straightening

Straightening of the teeth is not only important for facial aesthetics but there are a few reasons why teeth straightening is so important. Some the of the underlying reasons are:

  • Difficulty in cleaning the teeth 
  • Speech related problems.
  • Damage to other teeth.
  • Poor oral hygiene.
  • Difficulty in eating.
  • Muscle strains.

 Common Teeth Issues

Misaligned and crooked bites are the most common orthodontic problems faced by 30% of the Canadians. Moreover, cleaning misaligned teeth can be difficult, which may lead to the building of plaque-causing tooth decay.

Teeth straightening helps improve your appearance, give you that perfect smile and boost your self-confidence.

Most common teeth issues due to teeth misalignment are:

  • Toothache
  • Stained Teeth
  • Cavities
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Sensitivity to Cold
  • Tooth Decay / Cavities
  • Tooth stains
  • Bad Breath
  • Tooth Crowding
  • Hypodontia
  • Gap Between Teeth
  • Gum Problems
  • Wisdom Teeth Problems
  • No place to Floss

 Canadians commonly find straight smiles more charming, which impacts a person’s career opportunities plays an important role in your personal life.

 Can teeth straightening be done at any age?

Teeth straightening can be done any time, but it is considered best to get them rectified during the teenage before the jaw bone, and teeth roots get fully developed. Children are required to get regular dental check-ups to identify dental problems and get a treatment planned ahead. Adults seeking teeth straightening treatment can get in touch with Kanata Highlands Dental, one of the top Ottawa dentists. 

 In case of severe teeth misalignment, we recommend traditional braces. And, going for ceramic braces are always a good alternative to metal ones. While in less severe cases, more discrete alternatives like lingual braces and Invisalign are recommended.

Furthermore, if you notice any unusual issues with your oral health, consult Kanata Highlands Dental for early prevention. Don’t ignore cases like severe toothaches or consistent mouth soreness. Prevention is better than cure. Dental problems can be easily prevented if you act responsibly towards your oral health. Taking care of your oral hygiene is as important as working out in the gym. 

At Kanata Highlands Dental Care we offer the best service to maintain the shine of your smile.

For more information, contact us today at (613)-270-1001 or book an appointment today! 

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