When it comes to changing something about appearance, many people cite teeth as the part of their body that would improve. Many people smile with their mouths closed or cover their mouths with their hands when they talk or smile, simply because they feel self-conscious about the appearance of their teeth. Countless dentists every year are faced with patients who lack confidence in their smile, and this is something that can hurt other areas of their life too.
One of the main reasons why many people dislike their teeth is because they aren’t straight. Teeth are often twisted, crooked, overlapping, or gapped. However, straight teeth are more than just an aesthetic concern. Misaligned teeth are at greater risk of being affected by decay and gum disease since there are many more tiny gaps where plaque and decay can form. Fortunately, some treatments can help address alignment issues. One of the newest and most popular is clear aligners. Here are five reasons why every dental practice should carry clear aligners.