For the majority of patients, straight teeth equate to a stunning smile. But did you know that having a correctly aligned bite is also beneficial to your health? Teeth that are overlapping, crooked, or turned provide a cleaning problem on a regular basis. Food and bacterial plaque can build up in the crevices between your teeth that your toothbrush and floss can’t reach. Plaque and tartar contain acidic chemicals that can cause cavities and irritated, unhealthy gums. Even assisting a few of the rogue teeth in their right placement might result in a healthier mouth.