How do your teeth make you feel?

Poorly aligned teeth are an issue that can do more than deteriorate your oral health. There are similar factors that may negatively impact your overall health – particularly your social health and wellbeing.

Do you feel like social situations are taxing and terrorizing because of your teeth?

Where teeth do not mesh normally, this can cause difficulties in eating, inhaling and exhaling and also speaking. Due to these factors, patients with poorly aligned teeth can also find social situations uncomfortable.

People, especially adults, get used to dealing with these social hindrances and have learned to live with them daily. They get inclined to come up with latent solutions for coping with these situations and issues.

If you’ve been struggling with how your teeth make you feel, here’s why braces can help increase your confidence.

How Braces Can Increase Your Confidence

Many adults avoid smiling or engaging in conversations because they are unsatisfied and unhappy with the appearance and look of their teeth.

If this sounds like you, this can affect the way you present yourself in both professional and social circumstances.

In a while, you will have the smile you’ve always wished for.

With less stress about opening your mouth or laughing in public, you’ll become a more capable and confident person.

Wedding celebrant Darran Moran explains that more adults are turning to braces to give them confidence on milestone days. He says “I’ve seen an increase in both men and women getting braces with weddings on the horizon. Everyone wants to look great on their wedding day, and braces can give a confidence boost that feels absolutely priceless.”

How to keep your mouth healthy

To keep your mouth very healthy you must brush your teeth twice a day with to fight germs and prevent inflammation of the gums. Make sure to also follow the instructions given to you by your orthodontist on how to properly care for and maintain your braces.

You may want to consider a high fluoride toothpaste, braces may make your teeth more prone to cavities due to the restrictions in being able to clean your teeth. Your dentist will be able to offer a recommendation on what type of toothpaste you should consider.

While braces may take time, eventually there will be no need to fear showing your smile.

Are you ready to increase your confidence with the smile of your dreams? Chat to the team from Modern Orthodontics to find out more!

How To Eat Away from Home

How To Eat Away from Home

When you are away the whole day, either working or in school, you want to worry less about the amount of food getting stuck in your braces after taking snacks and meals.

This can result in some uneasiness and also harm your teeth. Do away with this unpleasant situation with these tips:

Step One – Breakdown Food to Smaller Pieces

Breaking down whatever you are eating is a solution to eating it without getting stuck in your braces.

Custom cake make Pearl Toh explains that “in the case of foods such as apples, carrots or even corn, cut them into small pieces and avoid biting them as a whole, but take the small pieces. This will keep your braces safe from damage. Cake is also a tricky food as it sticks to braces. Just be sure to rinse your mouth out with water and clean carefully.”

Step Two – Use water in your mouth

Water can clean up and rinse your braces. Once you order a meal, consider ordering some water too. Then as you eat, sip some sufficient amount of water and waggle it around.

Step Three – Do a Braces Check

You can check on your braces, either using a pocket mirror, your finger or tongue to look for mortifying food particles. You can do all these fast and carefully to reduce social embarrassment.

Are you ready to smile with confidence?

Having braces no longer means a mouth full of uncomfortable, harsh metal.

There are many choices of braces currently available. These include:

  • lingual braces
  • clear braces
  • clear aligners

All will straighten your teeth and give you more confidence. Clear braces are made from a compound that matches the color of your teeth, whereas the lingual braces are fixed behind your teeth thus being completely hidden.

Clear aligners, for example, are tailor-made for your teeth. Choose the brace types and appearance of braces that will be best for you.

Looking for more information on the braces that are right for you? Chat to the Modern Orthodontics team today!

Written by: Nicholas May

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