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Solve your misaligned smiles with the perfect orthodontic treatment for you. Are you looking to improve your oral health this year in ways that you may not have hitherto considered? Did you know you can vastly improve your smile by pursuing orthodontic treatments, such as braces, to ensure your teeth are as straight as they should be? Listed below is a set of frequently asked questions to help you gain a better understanding of the surprising benefits of braces:

What are the surprising benefits of braces?

– Braces can improve your self-esteem, make your teeth more resistant to bruxism, and lower your risk for tooth decay and gum disease.

Why do straighter teeth make flossing your teeth easier?
– Cleaning your teeth is dependent on plaque removal, but when you have crooked teeth, plaque and food particles have more hidden recesses and blocked areas that they can hide in, which may not be easily accessible to brushing and flossing.

Why are straight teeth significant?
– Not only can straighter teeth improve your self-esteem, but it can also vastly improve your oral health.

Can braces enhance teeth physically?
– Yes, because straight teeth are less likely to rub against each other, which can cause splitting, chipping, and cracking.

Don’t wait until it’s too late for a tooth realignment. Please schedule an oral exam with Dr. John R. Schouten at our orthodontic office in Springville, Utah, by calling us at 801.491.9372. Our team at Schouten Orthodontics looks forward to bringing your smile back to its fullest.