Do Adults Get Orthodontic Treatment?
Lots of adults are in orthodontic treatment with our practice. In fact, about 40% of our orthodontic patients are adults! There is no longer a stimga for adult orthodontic care. Our adult patients understand the importance of maintaining their health and they want to feel better about their appearance.
Reasons for Orthodontic Treatment in Adults:
- Desire for a healthier and more confident smile
- Crowded teeth
- Spacing between teeth
- TMD or TMJ jaw pain
- Skeletal Malocclusion / Jaw Discrepancy
- Facilitate your restorative work (implants, veneers, etc.)
Orthodontic Treatment Options for Our Adult Patients
There are a variety of orthodontic treatment options that are comfortable, aesthetic, and customized to meet your needs. These appliances include:
- Clear aligners
- Clear braces
- Self-ligating braces
- Metal braces
Do adults and kids have different orthodontic needs?
Dr. Jones and our team recognize that adults and children have different needs, and require a different level of attention and care. We will work with you to ensure that you receive the most appropriate treatment, and that your needs are met with understanding and respect.