A single twisted tooth can have a major impact on the appearance of the smile and an even bigger impact on self-esteem. If a twisted tooth makes you want to hide your smile, treatment for a twisted tooth may be right for you. Cosmetic dentistry treatments from our team at Bell Dental can address the appearance of twisted teeth to give you a more attractive smile. To find out which treatment for a twisted tooth is right for you, we welcome you to schedule a consultation with Lake Jackson, TX dentists Brian Bell and Justin Crocker.
There are several treatment options for correcting a twisted tooth. The type of treatment used will depend on the severity of twisting along with the treatment goals and needs of each patient. Common treatments for improving the appearance of one or more twisted teeth include:
There are many potential benefits of undergoing treatment for a twisted tooth. Of course, improved aesthetics and confidence are two of the biggest benefits, but treating a twisted tooth can also improve oral health.
It's not uncommon for a twisted tooth to overlap a neighboring tooth. This overlap can make it difficult to clean the teeth, increasing the risk of gum disease and tooth decay. Straightening a twisted tooth can eliminate overlap, making it easier to clean the teeth and it reduces the risk of tooth decay and gum disease.
In some cases, a twisted tooth can cause bite alignment issues, which can lead to jaw pain and uneven wear of the enamel. Straightening a twisted tooth can help correct bite alignment and alleviate symptoms associated with bite issues.
Many people with one or more twisted teeth make suitable candidates for treatment. Ideal candidates should have relatively good oral health, free of severe gum disease or tooth decay, and experience one or more of the following:
To learn more about treatment options for a twisted tooth, please schedule a consultation with Dr. Bell or Dr. Crocker today.