Adults Are Seeking Orthodontic Treatment In Record Numbers

IN THE PAST, PEOPLE ASSUMED braces were strictly for kids and teens. If they didn’t get the chance for orthodontic treatment before age 20, patients thought they had simply missed their window. Times have changed.

Adult Braces Change Lives

92% of adults who had braces later in life say they would recommend orthodontic treatment to other adults. Because of their new and improved smiles, 75% of those same adults reported improvements in career or personal relationships.

Technology Advancements Make Orthodontic Treatment Appealing To Adult Lifestyles

Orthodontic advancements accommodate the demands of adults patients. New methods and new technologies make it possible for us to provide:

  • Faster treatment time
  • More aesthetic options
  • Less frequent office visits
  • More comfort and flexibility

Treatment Is Safe And Healthy For Adults

Orthodontic treatment for adults is a little different than treatment for children and teens, but not much!

A full evaluation takes place before orthodontic treatment begins. This is simply to assess, address, and control issues more common to adults including periodontal disease risk, jaw disorders, gum recession, and missing, broken, or worn teeth. Other doctors and specialists may need to join in on a team effort for specific treatment.These issues rarely stop orthodontic treatment from being the very best option!They are simply part of the complete treatment plan.

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If you know someone who would be interested in this information, please share it! Let us know if there’s every anything that we can do to help you be more confident and comfortable in your smile.

Thanks for your trust in our orthodontic practice!

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