Uncorrected Alignment Issues in Your Bite Pattern Can Put Your Teeth at Increased Risk of Dental Fracture

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As you age, it’s possible for minute changes to occur in the structure of your jaw. In time, it can alter the alignment and position of some of your teeth. This is even more likely to occur if you’ve lost one or more teeth.

As this happens, the unnatural angle between two or more of your teeth can increase your chances of suffering a dental fracture or dental attrition problem.

Without correction and treatment, the damaged tooth enamel may trap food particles and other bacterial deposits. As time goes by, it may cause a large cavity to develop in the compromised tooth.

To prevent these problems and correct the underlying alignment issue, you should schedule a consultation at Dr. Kirby Nelson‘s North Bend, Washington clinic.

There are a few different options they might recommend, such as using a clear plastic aligner, like Invisalign®, to correct the position of your teeth.

If one of your teeth has been compromised by a chip, fracture, or newly developed cavity, you should not delay in having Dr. Kirby Nelson examine and treat the problem. The location and severity of the problem will determine the method needed to repair the tooth.

If you are in the North Bend, Washington, area and you have a distressed tooth or minor alignment problems with your bite pattern, you should call 425-888-1896 to seek treatment at Kirby Nelson Orthodontics.