From Better Digestion To More Confidence, Here Are 5 Benefits Of Straightening Your Teeth

Getting straight teeth isn't only for the looks.

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Are you thinking of straightening your teeth?

Beyond the aesthetic appeal, straightening your teeth can bring about a range of benefits that will improve not only your health, but also your lifestyle.

Here are a few benefits of straightening your teeth:

1. It boosts your confidence
A straight smile isn't just about looks; it's about feeling confident. Confidence soars when you can proudly flash a set of beautifully aligned teeth.

2. It helps you chew better
Did you know that severe misaligned teeth can impact your ability to chew food properly? Straightening your teeth helps you to chew evenly, reducing the risk of choking and making it easier for your stomach to digest.

3. It makes cleaning your teeth easier
Cleaning crooked or crowded teeth can be a challenge — you may not be able to reach certain gaps when brushing your teeth. Straight teeth, on the other hand, make daily oral hygiene a breeze, reducing the risk of plaque buildup, cavities, and gum disease.

4. It allows you to speak more clearly
Misaligned teeth can sometimes affect speech patterns. Straightening your teeth contributes to clearer articulation, helping you speak with confidence and precision.

5. It ensures a balanced bite and jaw
When your teeth don't line up, your jaws need to work extra hard to help you bite and chew better, which ends up causing a strain on them, increasing the risk of jaw pain, headaches, and discomfort. That's why properly aligned teeth can help maintain a balanced jaw.

You might be considering getting metal braces to straighten your teeth, but have you ever heard of invisible braces?

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Chances are, you may have stumbled upon advertisements and videos on social media, or known of someone who's tried these special kind of braces.

But really, what are invisible braces, and do they actually work?

Invisible braces, also known as clear aligners, are a trending orthodontic treatment used to straighten teeth and correct bite issues as an alternative to traditional metal braces

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Yep, invisible braces require no wires and brackets, and are effective for treating mild to moderate dental issues such as crowded teeth, gaps, and certain bite problems.

Unlike traditional metal braces, your orthodontist will custom-make a series of invisible braces for you to wear. You wear each set of aligners for a specified period, usually around one to two weeks before switching to the next set in the series.

They have to be worn for around 20 to 22 hours per day, only removed before eating, drinking (except water), and brushing teeth.

In recent years, they've become a popular choice, especially for people who want a more discreet appearance, comfort, and the ability to remove the braces for eating.

Nevertheless, it's still important to follow your orthodontist's instructions carefully to ensure the success of the treatment.

If you're considering getting invisible braces and you're not sure where to begin, look no further than Zenyum

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Founded in Singapore by CEO Julian Artropé, Zenyum is one of Asia's largest dental consumer brands and is now the brand of choice in Singapore, Taiwan, and Hong Kong with good reviews. The company produces a wide range of products for dental and oral hygiene to help adults smile confidently. From electric toothbrushes to teeth whitening products, Zenyum has it all.

In fact, one of their top products is their invisible braces, because Zenyum understands that no two smiles are alike. These invisible branches come with personalised treatment plans so you can achieve that big wide smile you've long desired.

No matter your teeth condition, Zenyum's invisible braces take the hard work out of straightening your teeth.

The best part? Understanding consumer pain points, Zenyum uses technology to make their braces more affordable and save you from making unnecessary dental visits.

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In fact, you only need two appointments — one for the initial scans and another to collect your sets.

The rest of the time will be you and your orthodontist tracking your teeth's progress on the Zenyum app. Convenient, right?

Excited to kickstart your journey to having a confident smile with Zenyum? Here's how:

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STEP 1: Take part in a free smile assessment, where you send Zenyum pictures of your teeth here.

STEP 2: Zenyum will determine if you're eligible for the ZenyumClear Aligners.

STEP 3: Go for a 3D scan at one of Zenyum's partner clinics in all major cities in Malaysia.

STEP 4: Review your customised treatment plan created by the Zenyum lab.

STEP 5: Approve the treatment and begin your ZenyumClear journey.

The 3D scan costs around RM350. Depending on your treatment plan, the price of your invisible braces starts from RM7,499 onwards, with a treatment duration of three to 18 months.

But here's the good news — you can get Zenyum's invisible braces for as low as RM6,499, available until the end of January 2024

Plus, to help customers achieve a bright smile without having to break the bank, Zenyum offers flexible monthly payment options from RM313* per month for up to 24 months.

*Terms and conditions apply. 

Can't wait to kickstart your journey with Zenyum? You can start your free smile assessment here!

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