When Should You Consider Teeth Straightening

Teeth Straightening is used for aligning and moving the teeth to the correct position. This is done according to a person’s bite and by using external pressure over time. The reason you will consider teeth straightening is to gain confidence in your smile.

Can we tell that teeth alignment is hereditary?

Yes, you can say that genetics plays a vital role in the shape and size of your jaw. Which affects the alignment of your teeth. So, if you have a bad bite or overcrowded teeth, you are likely to inherit it.


What can make you sure to consider teeth straightening?

The age doesn’t matter. You can go for teeth straightening at any age, whether you are 15 or 50. But the ideal age to go for teeth straightening is between 10-14, which means when the mouth is still growing. There is only one limitation on the age,  that is your children should start orthodontic treatment only when they have grown their permanent teeth.


What are the benefits you get from Teeth Straightening?

Cleaning in between the crooked teeth will be easier. Teeth Straightening improves the health of the gum by creating a strong defense against Periodontal Disease. Teeth Straightening helps in chewing the food properly, which helps in better digestion. It also improves your facial appearance. It lifts your mouth upwards which makes the skin look firmer.


What are the Options for Teeth Straightening?

  • Metal Braces: Metal braces are the most common braces used for kids, teens, and adults. Metal braces are a good option for those who have a tight budget. In this treatment, small metal brackets are attached to the teeth, and then it is attached to a thin wire. This thin wire can be adjusted or changed from time to time to align your teeth.


  • Ceramic Braces: Ceramic braces are famous and effective teeth straightening option in adults and teens. Ceramic Braces are less noticeable than standard metal braces. This is because they have clear brackets or tooth-colored brackets. The ceramic braces work the same as adult braces. It takes the same time and gives the same result.


  • Lingual Braces: In teeth straightening, his braces are invisible. These braces are attached to the inside surface of your teeth. These are 100% personalized to follow the contours of your teeth. Lingual braces are located near the tongue. It is corrective retainer cost with this impact speech and eating than the regular braces.


  • Clear Aligners: Clear aligners are almost invisible. This is usually used for those who have a less severe orthodontic problem. These are removable and virtually invisible. But if these are removed from the mouth in a short period of time, then the treatment may not work.


Nowadays, Teeth Straightening methods are designed in such a way that sometimes these may not attract the attention of the people. These are comfortable and will help in living your life with confidence. Consult a good doctor before undergoing any treatment.




Contact US:

Nanda Orthodontics

Address:17200 N May Ave Suite 300,
Edmond, OK
Phone: (405) 330-9911