If you have crowded or crooked teeth, maintaining good oral health can be challenging. Here's how straightening your teeth with Invisalign can help protect your oral health. 

Straight and even teeth are more than just an aesthetic issue. You can protect your long-term oral health by treating crooked or misaligned teeth. 

Invisalign orthodontic treatment can be a valuable addition to your at home oral health routine, regular cleanings and exams at your dental office.

The Problem With Crooked Teeth

Crowded or crooked teeth can make it difficult to reach certain areas of your mouth for proper brushing and flossing, which in turn makes those hard to reach areas prone to decay and disease.

If your teeth are misaligned they can affect your bite, making it hard to chew some foods which may cause some teeth to wear down. 

Teeth that stick out can also place excessive force on other teeth, leading to eventual tooth injury and bone loss. Teeth that stick out are also much more easily chipped or broken. 

The Invisalign Solution

Invisalign clear orthodontic treatment can help you achieve a straighter smile and protect your long-term oral health. Straightening your teeth can help to prevent future issues like tooth decay and gum disease from developing. 

Once you've completed your Invisalign treatment, you will be able to brush and floss your teeth more thoroughly and safeguard your mouth from disease and decay. 

For more information about how Invisalign can help protect your smile, contact a CCOA member practice today. 

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