Benefits of Receiving Orthodontic Treatment
Skip ToContent
Main Content

Benefits of Receiving Orthodontic Treatment

Braces, No BracesPeople who are confident and proud of their smiles tend to have higher self-esteem and are happier with their overall appearance. If you’re ashamed or embarrassed about your smile, it can cause you to be anti-social, shy, and less likely to smile at your friends and family! 

In spite of their desire to straighten their smiles, many adults do not consider getting orthodontic treatment for themselves. In fact, the American Association of Orthodontics has found that 75% of the population doesn’t have straight teeth and would benefit from orthodontic treatment. 

Benefits of Orthodontics 

The first benefit that comes to mind when discussing braces is a beautiful, straight smile. However, there are many other benefits, including the following: 

  • If you have a speech impediment, correcting the position of the teeth can improve or even eliminate the problem. 
  • Straight teeth are easier to brush and floss, meaning that they’re often much healthier than crooked teeth. 
  • Having properly aligned teeth means you’ll have a proper bite pattern. This means that your teeth will fit together more comfortably. 
  • Straight teeth can make it easier to properly chew food. 
  • Lastly, having good dental health has been linked with better overall health as well. 

More adults than ever are choosing to receive orthodontic treatment. This is because of the wide variety of orthodontic appliances that are available these days. Many of these options are much less conspicuous than the traditional metal braces of the past! 

If you’re interested in learning more about orthodontic treatment for the whole family or looking for braces for kids in Colorado Springs, please contact our Colorado Springs Orthodontic office, Lockett Orthodontics. 

Posted by

Share:

Archive

Fall is here and Halloween rings in the start of the sugar season! The next few months are likely to include an increase…
People who are confident and proud of their smiles tend to have higher self-esteem and are happier with their overall…
When your child’s permanent teeth begin to erupt, you may start to notice ridges on the ends of the teeth. These ridges…
Headgear is the term used for any orthodontic appliance that straps around the head to exert outside pressure onto the…
Everyone craves sugar now and then, because it’s delicious! But we all know that, in large amounts, sugar can be really…
You might be wondering what to expect from your first appointment to receive your dental braces! The fear of the…
Here at Lockett Orthodontics, we know the importance of healthy, straight teeth. Not only will a beautiful and healthy…
According to the American Association of Orthodontics, around 70% of adults are unhappy with their smile and teeth.…
If you are self-conscious about your smile but are afraid that it’s too late for you to consider getting braces or other…
There are a number of benefits to choosing Invisalign aligners over traditional metal braces for orthodontic treatment.…
  • About Us

    We offer orthodontics services for all ages, young and old - it’s never too late to correct your teeth and obtain the beautiful and healthy smile you’ve always wanted!

    Our friendly and knowledgeable orthodontist and staff are excited to get to know you and help you achieve your perfect smile!

    Read more...

  • Location

  • Contact Us

    Address: 3210 E. Woodmen Rd. #200
    Colorado Springs, CO 80920

    Phone: 719.309.6823
    Fax: 719.309.6831

    info@lockettorthodontics.com