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How do crooked teeth affect your dental health? standard

Crooked teeth are more than unsightly. They can cause serious dental problems, not to mention emotional issues.There are several reasons why some people’s teeth grow crooked, overlapping, or twisted. Some mouths are too small for their teeth, which crowds the teeth and causes them to move. In other cases, a person’s upper and lower jaws aren’t thesame size or are not properly aligned. This can result in an overbite where there is excessive protrusion of the upper jaw, or an under bite where the lower jaw protrudes forward.Crooked teeth can also cause:Gum disease- Gum disease is a common ramification of crooked teeth. It develops when bacteria in our mouth forms into plaque.Excessive wear- Crowded bottom teeth often cause one or ...

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Caring for your teeth and braces standard

To get the best results from your orthodontic treatment, it’s vital that you keep your teeth clean and healthy. During your orthodontic treatment, you’ll need to dedicate a little more time to brushing your teeth – making sure you carefully brush around your brackets and between your wires.We recommend using interdental brushes to make sure you clean right up against the brackets of your brace and you can also use them to clean in between your teeth instead of floss.Ideally you should be giving your teeth a quick brush after every meal to remove any food debris, which could otherwise encourage decay. If it’s not practical to brush your teeth, the next best thing is to rinse your mouth with ...

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