Orthodontic problems don’t improve with age and can become harder to treat as growth reaches completion. It’s easier to address many orthodontic problems during adolescence because the body is still growing rapidly at this time.
Healthy teeth can be moved at any age, so there’s no such thing as being too old for braces. However, the main difference in orthodontic treatment for adults compared to children or teens is that adults are no longer growing.
Clear (Ceramic) braces are a great option for those who would prefer a discreet look but aren’t candidates for Invisalign (clear aligners). They aren’t particularly noticeable, creating a more appealing overall aesthetic.
Clear aligners are a great alternative for patients who want a straighter smile but do not wish to wear metal braces or for those who have previously undergone treatment and require minor adjustments to their smile
For some adults, orthodontic treatment alone may not be sufficient to fully address their orthodontic issues. In such cases, surgical orthodontics, also known as orthognathic surgery, is performed to correct abnormalities...
True orthodontic emergencies are rare, but if you experience one, we are here to assist you. Generally, you should contact our office when you have severe pain or encounter a painful issue with your appliance that you cannot address on your own.