Welcome to our Adult Orthodontic Treatment page, where we’re excited to share how orthodontic care can enhance your smile and overall oral health, no matter your age. Many adults are discovering the benefits of orthodontic treatment to achieve their dream smiles, correct bite issues, and improve oral well-being.
Orthodontic treatment isn’t just for teenagers anymore. Adults are turning to orthodontics for a variety of reasons:
At our practice, we offer a range of treatment options to meet the unique needs and preferences of our adult patients:
The Treatment Process
Our experienced orthodontic team will begin your journey by conducting a thorough evaluation of your oral health and discussing your goals. We will create a personalised treatment plan tailored to your unique needs, which may include:
Adult orthodontic treatment is a specialised approach to straightening teeth and correcting bite issues in individuals beyond their teenage years. It includes various options, such as braces and clear aligners.
You are never too old to improve your smile. Adult orthodontic treatment is becoming increasingly common, and many adults achieve remarkable results.
Adult orthodontics can enhance your smile’s appearance, improve oral health, and address issues like overcrowding, misaligned bites, and speech problems.
You should expect an adjustment period with any orthodontic treatment as you get used to the appliance. Metal braces, ceramic braces, and clear aligner therapy will not affect your speech in the long run. For the duration of treatment, lingual braces may cause a mild lisp.
Adults can choose from various options, including traditional braces, clear aligners (like Invisalign), lingual braces (placed on the back of teeth), and ceramic braces (tooth-colored).
Treatment duration varies depending on the complexity of the case but often falls within a range of 18 to 24 months.
Clear aligners and ceramic braces are less noticeable than traditional metal braces, making them an excellent choice for adults concerned about their professional image.
Clear aligners offer a discreet alternative to braces for many adult patients. However, the best option depends on your specific needs, and our orthodontist will provide recommendations.
Insurance coverage for adult orthodontic treatment varies. Our office can help you understand your insurance benefits and explore payment options. Insurance coverage for adult orthodontic treatment varies. Our office can help you understand your insurance benefits and explore payment options.
Orthodontic treatment can sometimes improve symptoms associated with jaw pain and sleep apnoea by correcting bite issues. Consult with our orthodontist to determine if it may help in your case.
Adult orthodontic treatment is generally safe. Our orthodontist will assess your oral health and address any potential concerns before beginning treatment.
Yes, retainers are typically prescribed after treatment to maintain the results. Compliance with retainer wear is crucial for long-term success.
To schedule a consultation for adult orthodontic treatment, please contact our office. Our team is here to discuss your unique goals and answer any additional questions you may have.