Why You Should Consider Braces in the New Year

Why You Should Consider Braces in the New Year
Posted on 12/18/2017

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to improve your smile, orthodontic treatment is a step in the right direction. A beautiful smile gives you more than something to flash for the camera. It’s a confidence-booster for all situations, as well as an easy way to improve your oral and overall health. Additionally, getting braces has never been more convenient, accessible, and affordable with various options to choose from. Find out more about why braces are a great investment for you to make in 2018. 

Increase Your Self-Confidence 

A beautiful smile isn’t just something to flaunt in photos. Without any embarrassment over crooked teeth, you will find yourself much more confident in many areas of your life. First off, a great smile immediately makes anyone more attractive. You will also feel more attractive, smiling releases serotonin, a neurotransmitter that produces feelings of happiness and well-being. When you can’t help but smile, you’ll set off a chain reaction in social situations, as smiles are contagious and can make others feel comfortable around you. A confident, approachable smile can improve interactions in the workplace, at home, and even in dating.

Enjoy Modern, Customized Treatment For All Ages 

woman holding invisalign tray

Orthodontic treatment isn’t limited to metal braces due to advancements in technology. Clarity advanced ceramic braces offer a lower profile than their metal siblings, while Invisalign is hardly noticeable. All orthodontic treatments, including the metal braces, have become more effective and efficient over the years and have resulted in shorter total treatment times.
 
It’s not just kids and teenagers getting braces, either. Many adults are choosing to get braces, and they are just as effective at any age. Invisalign is also extremely popular with our older patients, as it offers a virtually invisible way to enhance their smile, and enjoy other benefits along the way.

Keep Your Mouth And Body Healthy 

Aligning your teeth is beneficial to your overall oral health. When your teeth are straight and evenly spaced out, you will have a much easier time flossing and brushing to prevent plaque, tartar, and cavities from developing. In the long run, you will also save your teeth from more serious dental issues, such as tooth loss and gum disease. When your jaw becomes properly aligned with treatment, it can relieve jaw pain, prevent teeth grinding and improve your overall appearance!

In any case, you should speak with your dentist beforehand to address any serious oral issues before pursuing orthodontic treatment.

Begin The New Year With Us!

If you have any questions about orthodontic treatment, please call our office at (330) 864-3331. Drs. Najem & Lehky Orthodontics has two convenient office locations in Fairlawn and Cortland, and also serve patients throughout Akron, OH. You can also request an appointment online if you’re ready to get started. We hope you have a Happy New Year and hope to see you in our office soon!