Article provided by: USPARKLE Family & Cosmetic Dentistry
Today, Invisalign trays are a popular alternative in Houston to braces. Understandably so, as Invisalign trays have a lot of positive benefits, not the least of which are the facts that:
1. Invisalign is invisible and
2. Invisalign trays can be removed at any time for eating or brushing
Still, there are a lot of benefits to braces that you might never have even thought about. For the record, U Sparkle Family & Cosmetic Dentistry provides both - Invisalign and traditional orthodontics. At U Sparkle, we have some of the best cosmetic dentists in Houston who specialize in making people's mouths look brighter, feel better, and be healthier.
With that said, which one is actually better? Invisalign or braces? While most would be quick to say Invisalign, there are some people who might benefit more from braces. Here are some examples of the benefits that braces offer:
Prevention of Bone Loss
One of the most important yet least-known benefits that brace wearers enjoy is the prevention of bone erosion. Bone loss is in the jaws results from missing teeth. Yet, bone loss also begins to occur when teeth are misaligned. That is why you might have noticed in yourself or someone else that people with crooked teeth often have thin, weak-looking teeth as well. This is because of bone loss most likely.
A simple realignment of the teeth with braces will take care of this problem for you.
Eliminate a Bad Bite
Another problem that is often solved by braces without recognition is the elimination of a bad or uneven bite. An uneven bite can cause you to bite your cheeks when you're chewing or wear down one portion of your teeth faster than the rest because you are applying all the pressure on the same group of teeth every time you chew. This problem will eventually lead to tooth loss if not treated!
Braces Boost Self-Esteem
Many people claim that braces bother their self-esteem. In fact, this is one of the biggest complaints that braces wearers have and is one of the biggest reasons that people choose Invisalign over braces. In reality; braces will give you more self-esteem. Braces will help to give you a strong smile that you will be proud of for many years to come.
The Prevention of Gum Disease, Cavities, and Tooth Decay
Braces also prevent gum disease and tooth decay. Having properly aligned teeth that are spaced out properly will help you avoid getting food stuck in-between them, and it will be easier to manage the brushing and flossing of your teeth. Further, when your teeth are aligned and appropriately spaced, there will be far less toxic bacteria that contribute to bone loss, gum disease, and tooth decay.
By strengthening your teeth with braces, your teeth will be less susceptible to injuries such as cracking, breaking, and chipping as a result of accidents or trauma to the face. For the best Houston braces, schedule an appoint at U Sparkle Family & Cosmetic Dentistry.Houston Braces
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