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Keep your smile strong with straight teeth. Getting your teeth straightened is an exceptional tactic to ensure your oral health will remain in optimum shape for the rest of your life. With straighter teeth, you are able to clean all areas of your mouth more efficiently, which can greatly lower your risk for tooth decay and gum disease. Listed below is a sampling of frequently asked questions and potential answers concerning orthodontic braces:

Name which ailment can be caused by teeth that are out of alignment.
a.) Chipping or cracking
b.) Tooth enamel loss
c.) Bruxism
d.) All of the above

You should consider trying orthodontic alignment systems if you suffer from which of the following?
a.) Malocclusions or bad bites
b.) Bruxism or TMJ
c.) A crooked smile
d.) All of the above

True or False: Orthodontic braces and aligners are all tailored with metal wires and brackets
a.) True
b.) False

True or False: Braces are equipped to protect your teeth from injury during contact sports.
a.) True
b.) False

Answer Key: d, d, b, b

Always make time in your life to visit your orthodontist at Ninth East Dental for a bi-annual professional cleaning, and if necessary, book an appointment with Dr. Adrian Huang for a detailed exam of your oral health. You can reach our orthodontic office in Provo, Utah, by calling us at 801-854-9140. Let us help you get a whiter, brighter smile today!