Getting your teeth straightened isn’t just for vanity, it can actually improve both your dental and overall health:
– A misaligned bite and overlapping teeth can result in cracked or worn-down teeth.
– Straighter teeth are easier to clean, minimising cavities and conditions such as gum disease which is associated with developing heart disease.
– Modern teeth straightening options include removable plastic aligners as well as fixed braces and treatment can range from 9 months to 2 years.
“Orthodontic treatment isn’t usually available for adults on the NHS, although it may be approved for health reasons.”
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