Orthodontic treatment is no longer just for teens. In fact, according to the American Association of Orthodontists, one in five orthodontic patients is over the age of 21. Many adults are choosing to receive treatment because they understand the importance of maintaining their health, and they want to feel better about their appearance. Adults everywhere are taking advantage of the opportunity to receive orthodontic care, and now you can too.
For many adults, the thought of having metal braces is enough to discourage adult patients from receiving treatment. However, today's orthodontic treatment options offer a variety of braces and appliances that are comfortable, aesthetic, and customized to meet your needs.
Types of braces include:
The main difference to remember when treating adults, is that the jawbones have stopped growing, which may mean the possibility of orthognathic surgery to align the jawbones.
Other differences include:
Our practice also recognizes that adults and children have different needs, and require a different level of attention and care. We will work with you to ensure you receive the most appropriate treatments, and that your needs are met with understanding and respect from us.
To learn more about the benefits of adult orthodontics please contact our practice to schedule an appointment. We understand you have a busy schedule, and we will work with you to make sure each office visit is as convenient as possible.
Book your free consultation at Dr. Paul J. Styrt, Specialists in Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry today to find out more about adult orthodontic treatment.
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