Too Old for Dental Braces?
It’s never too late to look, feel and be your best.
Braces are not just for kids. In fact, adults make up about one in every five orthodontic patients.
We at Dr. Michael’s believe in two things (among others of course): first, everyone deserves a healthy smile and second, you too should wear a smile you’re 100% proud of.
The American Association of Orthodontists has listed several signs that should prompt you or your child to seek consultation with an orthodontist.
Look and Feel Your Best
Still saving a pose to get your smile looking right on photo shoots?
Orthodontic treatments can help straighten crooked teeth or gaps you’ve been all too self-conscious about for years. Wouldn’t you want to smile with confidence?
Maintaining Tiptop Oral Health
In some cases, teeth may be straight, but the upper and lower jaws may not meet properly. This may lead to other problems like difficulty in chewing and abnormal wearing of tooth surfaces.
Crowded and misaligned teeth are difficult to properly brush and floss. This may later cause tooth decay and other gum diseases.
Protruding teeth are more susceptible to accidental chipping.
Healthy teeth can be moved and corrected at any age. Most orthodontic cases can be adjusted as easily for adults as for children.
Consult your orthodontist and find out which orthodontic ‘appliance’ is suitable for you. You can choose over a variety of options including conventional metal braces, tooth-colored braces, (Incognito) braces that go behind the teeth, clear aligners, retainers and other devices.