“Am I Too Old for Braces?”
May 14th, 2012
Absolutely not! Orthodontic treatment for adults is becoming more and more common. Infact, the number of adults getting braces has actually climbed 24 percentsince 1996! More adults than ever are realizing that orthodontic treatmentis not just for kids, and can help improve the aesthetics and health of asmile of any age! In a society where appearance matters and can help makethe difference between getting a job or a promotion, adults are choosingwisely to invest in orthodontic treatment.
Some of the most common reasons our adult patients come to us considering orthodontictreatment include:14
- Teeth that are crowded or spaced apart, sometimes as a result of toothdecay or gum disease
- Pain or pressure from crooked teeth or a misaligned jaw
- A bad bite or malocclusion, causing teeth to fit together incorrectly
Most of all though, adult patients come to our office seeking a healthier mouthand a more confident smile! Orthodontic treatment at our office can be successfulat any age, and adults especially can appreciate the benefits of a beautifulsmile.
As an adult patient, we recognize that you have different needs than our youngerpatients, and we will work with you to ensure you receive the most appropriatetreatment and that your needs are met with understanding and respect fromus.
If you’ve been thinking about getting that perfect smile, we would love to haveyou visit for a consultation. We understand you have a busy schedule, andwill work with you to find a time that is convenient for you. Please visitour website or give our office a call to schedule your appointment today!
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