3 REASONS TO CONSIDER ADULT ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT20th August 2019
Traditionally, orthodontic treatment was something associated with the teenage years. However, the demand for teeth straightening has grown immensely amongst adults in recent years. Some may have missed out on braces in their teen years, some may have had orthodontic treatment only for their teeth to move back because of lack of aftercare and others may just want to make little tweaks to their smile.
There is absolutely no age limit on orthodontic treatment and it is never too late to improve your smile.
- MODERN DENTAL ADVANCES
- ORAL HEALTH
Self-confidence is important, regardless of your age. However, being self-conscious about your smile and feeling the need to hide your teeth can negatively impact your personal and professional life.
Orthodontic treatments have hugely advanced since your teenage years and continue to evolve every day. We keep up-to-date with the latest dental technology and strive to offer it to our patients as soon as it becomes available. This benefits our patients as it improves comfort during the treatment and the quality of the outcome they receive.
Conveniently braces have also become more appealing to adults and they are no longer the stuff of teenage nightmares. It’s out with overt metal headgear and in with inconspicuous hidden braces (lingual braces), clear aligners (Invisalign) and many more options available to you. With all of these options that are barely noticeable, fewer adults feel self-conscious about undergoing orthodontic treatment.
There is a great deal of research that shows properly aligned teeth are easier to keep clean. They provide fewer areas in which food particles can become lodged and thus lead to less periodontal issues and decay.