People have found that it is not only more aesthetically pleasing to see a smile full of straight, healthy teeth, which can give patients more confidence and more opportunities for success, but straight teeth are also healthier.
This is because crowded and crooked teeth are difficult to brush and floss correctly. Tight spaces between teeth in an overcrowded mouth does seem to be linked with a further risk of tooth decay and gum disease.
When a person drinks water, they can flush away food debris that can otherwise play a significant role in the buildup of plaque and bad breath. Crooked and crowded teeth can trap this food. Plaque and tartar are one of the leading causes of decay, which can lead to tooth loss if not treated swiftly by dental health care professionals.