Five Top Reasons To Visit An Orthodontist To Improve Your Smile

Having a “bad” smile can make you shy and look unapproachable. The silver lining is that an orthodontist can help you improve and embrace your smile. Here are five reasons to see an orthodontist for a better smile.

Improve Your Smile 1. Improve Your Overall Oral And Dental Health

We use our mouths and teeth constantly. For example, we use them to eat, talk, or converse with others. Misaligned teeth can damage your mouth’s softer parts or harm your other teeth when chewing or speaking. Aligning your bite reduces the risk of injury and damage to your other teeth and mouth. Good oral health makes it easier to smile.

2. Enhance Your Self-Esteem

Having self-esteem depends on various factors, including your appearance. An orthodontist can improve your dental appearance to enhance your smile. Once you are content with your smile, you’ll get the much-needed boost to your self-esteem. Having self-esteem puts you on the path to even higher achievement and social prosperity.

3. Improve Communication

Your smile can project your confidence, self-assurance, and comfort. It can also make it easier for people to be around you as your body language is inviting. You won’t send the antisocial message associated with people that don’t smile or hide it. Once people notice your welcoming, radiant smile, they’ll be eager to talk to you.

4. Fulfill Your Radiant Smile Dream

An orthodontist can fix the protruding, crooked, or spaced teeth affecting your smile. For example, the orthodontist can use hidden braces, lingual braces, or Invisalign to resolve these issues, giving you a radiant smile you’ve always dreamt of having.

5. Put Your Kid On The Path To A Radiant, Life-Long Smile

According to the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), every kid needs an orthodontist’s services at age 7 — the ideal age for orthodontists to identify orthodontic problems. Early detection can help children that need orthodontic treatments have timely interventions to avoid more invasive and costly remedies. The orthodontist can improve your kid’s smile, giving the child the necessary smile and confidence to cope through childhood, puberty, and adulthood.


Virginia Orthodontic Partners believes a confident smile is a happy smile. Contact us today online or call (703) 750-9393