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Let Braces Improve Your Oral Health
By The Brace Place Orthodontics
January 26, 2021
Category: Oral Health
Tags: braces   oral health  

Let Braces Improve Your Oral Health.

It's not too late to consider braces, as more and more adults are turning to them to address problems not corrected in childhood. There isn't the stigma around them there once was as the treatment is more than just about improving the way your smile looks, but also your dental health. To learn more contact local your orthodontist Dr. Josh Goldknopf of The Brace Place with offices in Jacksonville Beach, FL, and Ponte Vedra, FL.

Correcting Your Smile

Correcting your smile serves more than aesthetic goals. Crowded, crooked teeth or bites that don't adequately meet are imperfections that take away from your smile, but also carry with them dental health problems that will only worsen if left unattended.

Teeth that are too close to each other can make it very difficult to clean in between them with a brush or floss. Plaque can accumulate in these hard to reach spaces and the bacteria that call it home create acids as they consume the food that gets stuck there. These acids wear away the enamel on your teeth leading to decay.

Bad bites, such as overbites and underbites, can similarly cause the enamel to wear as your teeth rub over each other. But decay isn't the only problem related to bite-related conditions. They can cause temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ) and general jaw pain.

But thankfully, braces can address these and other concerns.

Orthodontic Treatment in Jacksonville Beach, FL, and Ponte Vedra, FL

Dental problems do not go away on their own, quite the contrary, the more you wait the more you increase your chances of a complication down the line. Braces can set right your smile to help avoid these and in turn, you will have one that you'll be proud to show off.

Make an appointment today with your orthodontist Dr. Goldknopf of The Brace Place in Jacksonville Beach, FL, and Ponte Vedra, FL, by dialing (904) 249-0037.