Are you fed up with covering your mouth in photographs? Or feeling concerned about how people perceive your smile?
If so, it may be time to consider undertaking a smile makeover Bondi Junction to help boost your self-esteem and also provide a range of other benefits.
In this article, 5 key advantages of undertaking a smile makeover will be explored. So you can see how worthwhile this treatment is.
The main advantage of undertaking a dental makeover is simply that it will boost your self-esteem. You will no longer be hiding your smile in photographs and feel shy about showing it off. What’s not to like about that?
Many people forget the role that teeth play in speech. Children who have misaligned teeth are more likely to present with stutters or lisps. And this is no different in adult life. By having an oral makeover, you can close gaps and misalignments which may be altering your speech patterns, allowing you to talk with more clarity and inflection. You may even start to sound a bit more decisive, which is usually a good thing!
Better oral health
If you undertake a dental makeover, it is highly likely that your oral health will improve. Not only because of the treatments themselves, but because you will start to see your smile as an investment, so you will likely up your dental hygiene regime.
In relation to how the treatments themselves can benefit you, simply having a brace placed or an oral implant fitted can reduce the amount of plaque in the mouth, which will reduce the likelihood of cavities and gum disease. Thus your oral health will improve. If you are having an implant fitted, it can also lessen the chance of orthodontic treatment. A missing tooth causes the surrounding gum and bone to shrink and can cause your teeth to move out of alignment creating the need for a brace.
Better general health
The link between plaque in the mouth and secondary complications such as heart disease is well known. By undertaking a dental makeover, which can also remove plaque from the mouth using treatments like orthodontics, you can improve your general health.
This is also the case with oral implants, which prevent plaque build-up in areas of the mouth that may be neglected by brushing simply because there is not a tooth there. This neglect can lead to inflammation of the gums, which allows plaque and other bacteria to pass through and cause issues throughout the body.
For many people, a dental makeover may seem expensive, but when compared to the treatments you may need to undergo if a makeover is not considered, it can work out to be more affordable. For instance, if your makeover includes the use of orthodontic tools like Invisalign or a metal brace, you can actually save money long term. This is because straighter teeth are easier to clean. Delaying the use of orthodontics can result in more fillings, crowns and hygienist appointments, which can work out as being expensive. For a breakdown of the costs associated with a dental makeover, please talk to your cosmetic dentist.
Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.