The Perfect Smile
I want to share an interesting fact with you, did you know that a patient’s face shape and profile can be seriously affected by the decision to extract teeth in your lifetime? It's true, your face shape now and in the future is partially influenced by how your teeth make up your facial structure.
An obvious goal of orthodontics is straight teeth, however, some of the other positives kickbacks of treatment include a fuller, more beautiful smile, better general smile esthetics (potentially less gummy smile) and in some cases a more balanced face.
There are a lot of positives about getting older, however, ageing may also bring some not so great issues to the table. Let’s talk about the appropriate age to be assessed for orthodontic treatment.
Let's face it, we never outgrow the need for a functional bite or a beautiful smile. Psychologically, a beautiful smile increases our self esteem and allows us to relate more positively towards others.