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Is Orthodontic Treatment Possible for Adults?


Posted on 2/15/2024 by Weo Admin
Set of clear aligners resting in an Invisalign® branded case on a blue backgroundYou may have always assumed that braces were considered only for the teenage years. Well, times have changed, and those days are long gone. Adults have been successfully using braces or Invisalign aligners for many years. Adult orthodontics is now a very popular area of dentistry.

Orthodontic Options for Grown-ups


Traditional metal braces are still being used, but clear aligners like Invisalign have become more popular. Which method works best for you will be determined by your orthodontist, as each case is different and can depend on how mobile your teeth will be.

Health Perks


Having crooked or misaligned teeth is not just about looking a bit off. It can also bring on other problems. Bite issues may occur, or you may have jaw pain that will not go away. These are two reasons, adults consider a move to braces. Beyond the aesthetics, you may have a genuine need for braces to get some relief.

Timing Is Everything


You can get braces at any age, but the overall plan might differ. If you are considering this route, an in-depth discussion with your dentist is imperative. They will customize the plan to fit your unique adult teeth needs, and they will also walk you through the process, ensuring you are well-informed before committing.

Life Adjustments


Worried about how braces will fit into your adult life? Whether it is work meetings or coffee dates, incorporating braces or aligners is totally doable. This slight dental detour to straight teeth is totally worth it. Be prepared to have routine checkups and an improved oral health care routine.

Conclusion


Adults can successfully wear braces when supported by our knowledgeable team. It is about investing in yourself, having patience with the process, and, ultimately, enjoying the reward of a gleaming smile at the end. It is never too late to improve your smile. Contact our dental office today to request a consultation for your adult braces.

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