Orthodontics is not reserved for kids. The American Association of Orthodontists estimates 1 in every 5 orthodontic patients is over 21 years old. Healthy teeth can be moved at any age. Many adults are taking advantage of the opportunity to resolve years of frustration from being unable to enjoy the social benefits of a beautiful smile and the comfort of a good bite. A new, youthful, attractive smile is a great way to boost your self-esteem, confidence, and quality of life.
With the wide variety of orthodontic treatment options available to adults, the process of treatment is more convenient, more comfortable, more efficient and much less conspicuous than ever before. An adult interested in orthodontic care can select braces that are hardly visible at all. Today’s tooth-colored ceramic braces or removable clear aligners can effectively deliver treatment to achieve successful and pleasing outcomes of care.
The value of a healthy and attractive smile is priceless. Thanks to modern orthodontics, having teeth that look good and function well is something that can be enjoyed at any age.