Beautiful Smile

What makes a beautiful smile?

75% of patients could benefit from straighter teeth *
  1. Symmetry of your teeth
    (particularly your front teeth)
  2. How straight your teeth are i.e. Not
    overlapping, crooked or spaced too far apart
  3. Tooth proportion
  4. Colour of your teeth
  5. Spaces between the tips of your teeth
  6. Smile width
  7. Gum health and gum line
  8. Shape, colour and fullness of lips

* Source: Prevalence and distribution of selected occlusal characteristics in the US population, 1988-1991. Brunelle, et. al. Journal of Dental Research (2/96) and NHANES data.

Straighter teeth can do more than give you a beautiful smile

Easier to clean

Can mean healthier teeth and gums and less chance of bad breath

Are less at risk of chips, breaks or abnormal wear and potentially fewer emergency dental visits

Less likely to put stress on the jaw bone and joints

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