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Adult Orthodontic Treatment

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.

Why Choose Adult Orthodontic Treatment?

Orthodontic treatment isn’t just for teenagers anymore. Adults are turning to orthodontics for a variety of reasons:

Cosmetic Improvement

Achieve the smile you've always wanted, enhancing your self-confidence and overall appearance.

Oral Health

Correcting misaligned teeth and bites can lead to better oral health, reducing the risk of dental problems.


Addressing bite issues can alleviate discomfort and prevent jaw pain.

Sleep Quality

In some cases, orthodontic treatment can help improve sleep quality by addressing issues like sleep apnea.

Adult Treatment options

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:

Initial Consultation

We will discuss your concerns, conduct an examination, and take X-rays and impressions to assess your orthodontic needs.

Treatment Planning

Based on the evaluation, we will recommend the most suitable treatment option for you, explaining the expected timeline and costs.


Once you decide to proceed, we will begin your orthodontic treatment, whether it's with clear aligners, braces, or another option.

Progress Monitoring

Throughout your treatment, we will schedule regular appointments to monitor your progress, make any necessary adjustments, and ensure everything is on track.


After your teeth are aligned, we will provide retainers to maintain your beautiful smile.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Adult Orthodontic Treatment?

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.

Am I Too Old for Orthodontic Treatment?

You are never too old to improve your smile. Adult orthodontic treatment is becoming increasingly common, and many adults achieve remarkable results.

What are the Benefits of Adult Orthodontic Treatment?

Adult orthodontics can enhance your smile’s appearance, improve oral health, and address issues like overcrowding, misaligned bites, and speech problems.

Will my speech be affected?

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.

What Types of Orthodontic Appliances Are Suitable for Adults?

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).

How Long Does Adult Orthodontic Treatment Typically Last?

Treatment duration varies depending on the complexity of the case but often falls within a range of 18 to 24 months.

Do Braces or Aligners Affect Professional Appearance?

Clear aligners and ceramic braces are less noticeable than traditional metal braces, making them an excellent choice for adults concerned about their professional image.

Can I Straighten My Teeth Without Braces?

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.

Is Adult Orthodontic Treatment Covered by Insurance?

 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.

Can Adult Orthodontic Treatment Address Health Issues Like Jaw Pain or Sleep Apnea?

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.

Are There Risks Associated with Adult Orthodontic Treatment?

Adult orthodontic treatment is generally safe. Our orthodontist will assess your oral health and address any potential concerns before beginning treatment.

Will I Need Retainers After Treatment?

Yes, retainers are typically prescribed after treatment to maintain the results. Compliance with retainer wear is crucial for long-term success.

How Can I Schedule a Consultation for Adult Orthodontic Treatment?

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.

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