Most often, people with crooked worry about the appearance of their teeth while smiling. While it is true, it impacts self esteem, there are more health related issues that it leads to i.e gingivitis, TMD, enamel wear…etc
- Interfering with proper chewing of food
- Challenges in keeping teeth clean, as brushing becomes harder
- Causing strain to teeth, jaw and Muscles as bites will be fairly misaligned.
Crooked teeth can be fixed through number of procedures. Most commonly used method is braces for fairly crooked teeth. There are other methods such as Invisalign and for minor issues, veneers could be used to cosmetically correct the appearance. In some cases a tooth or two may have to be extracted to clear space for other crowded teeth as they get re-aligned. At Dentist On Warrigal we try to preserve natural teeth and see how other procedures can help re-align crooked teeth. We recommend early intervention as kids, before grow into adults with crooked teeth,poses more challenges to re-align teeth.