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Do Dental Braces Work For Adults?


Posted on 4/10/2023 by All About Orthodontics
Do Dental Braces Work For Adults?Orthodontic issues are health and cosmetic concerns. People with gaps between their teeth feel self-conscious about their smiles. Crooked teeth, another orthodontic issue, create places that are hard to clean, resulting in bacteria buildup. In addition, poor teeth alignment can make chewing and swallowing difficult.

Luckily, orthodontic treatment offers more options for people to realign their teeth. Dental braces, effective ways to straighten teeth, are perfect for kids and adults. Even though childhood is the best time to shift teeth to their normal position, dental braces also provide excellent results for adults. Learn why you should consider dental braces as an adult.

Regain Confidence


Teeth misalignment is a leading factor for self-esteem issues. In addition, a lack of proper teeth cleaning due to imperfections can lead to plaque buildup, which can, in turn, result in bad breath and teeth discoloration. Who would like to have a dull smile or a foul smell? This makes many people hide their smiles in public. Adult braces help to regain the confidence of having a fresh-looking and aligned smile.

Nevertheless, many people think of traditional metal braces when they hear about realigning teeth. Due to the belief that metal braces are unattractive, many adults do not like them. The good thing is that you can consider minimally visible braces. This may include ceramic braces, clear aligners, and self-ligating braces.

Avoid Dental Issues


Crowded teeth or teeth that grow at odd angles can make brushing and flossing difficult. This makes food debris hide between the teeth, causing plaque and tartar buildup. These substances can result in gum inflammation, the early stage of gum disease. If left untreated, it can cause bad breath, a bad taste in the mouth, and loose teeth. It can also advance to a severe stage, which can damage the gums and bones.

If you want to prevent these oral issues and costly repairs, straightening your teeth with dental braces should be your priority. Contact us, and our dental team will explain the orthodontic treatment options available to realign your teeth.
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