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If you have a misaligned bite, it’s best to correct it so you can have the strong and successful oral health you deserve. There are many benefits to correcting a misaligned bite, and those benefits are:

-It makes eating easier: Having an aligned bite will help you have functional teeth and jaws while eating. You will be able to chew normally and you won’t have to focus on adjusting your bite so you can break down food.

-It reduces the amounts of headaches you have: Oftentimes, having a misaligned bite can lead to teeth grinding, which can lead to headaches. After you align your smile, your teeth grinding habits will be eliminated along with your headaches. You will also lower your chances of suffering from temporomandibular disorder.

-It lowers your risk of lip and gum injury: If you have a misaligned bite, there is a high chance that you will accidentally bite your lips and cheeks on a regular basis, which is extremely inconvenient and painful. This tendency can result in cuts, sores, and infections. After you align your bite, you will lower your chances of having soft tissue injuries.

-It boosts your self-confidence: Having an aligned bite will help you love your appearance and feel better about yourself. You will finally have a smile that you are proud of, and you will finally eat, smile, and chew with confidence.

-It lowers your risk of having major dental issues: If you have a misaligned bite, there is a high chance that you will chip, break, and crack your teeth, especially if you participate in sports. You also have a high chance of having tooth decay and gum disease. So, when you align your smile, these risks will be eliminated and you will finally have the oral health you deserve.

To learn more about bite correction in Idaho Falls, Idaho, and the treatment involved, please call our office at 208.529.8333 today. Your orthodontist, Dr. Layne K McCord & Matt McCoy, and our friendly dental team are here to help you in any way we can, and we look forward to giving you the convenient and comfortable life you deserve!