As well as looking unsightly, crooked teeth can also have a negative effect on some aspects of your overall health:
– Overlapping teeth are more difficult to clean, resulting in build-up of plaque and bacteria increasing the chances of gum disease developing.
– Having gum disease can increase the risk of developing lung infections and heart disease.
– See your dentist or orthodontist to discuss the options for straightening your teeth.
“Even the pressure exerted by one tooth pushing against another at the wrong angle for years can cause a tooth to crack or fall out.”
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