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Did you know braces can improve your oral health? Well, it’s true! Braces play an important role in developing and maintaining a healthy smile throughout your life. To help you understand more about braces, Dr. Deji Fashemo at Fourth Dimension Orthodontics & Craniofacial Orthopedics is happy to help you learn more about how braces can help you.

Braces are a common orthodontic treatment used to align the teeth and jaw in your smile. Even if your teeth are straight, but your upper and lower jaw do not meet properly, you could be in for some jaw pain and problems in the future. That is why having straight teeth and ideal jaw alignment can be beneficial for your health in the long run.

Braces also help lower your risk of tooth decay, gum disease and tooth loss. When your teeth are crooked, they are more likely to store plaque and bacteria making it hard to clean them with a toothbrush or dental floss. There are many different kinds of braces. Some include ceramics, traditional metal and clear aligners. Depending on your individual needs, your orthodontist will help you decide on which one is best for you.

If you are thinking of aligning your teeth, then please give our Allen, Texas, office a call at 972-947-2200 or our Dallas, Texas, office a call at 972-947-2000 today to set up an appointment. Our professional team is always happy to align your smile and help lead you to positive oral health today!