Why Adults Should Still Consider Orthodontics

Why Adults Should Still Consider Orthodontics

When you think of braces what is the first image that comes to mind? For most when thinking of braces, they imagine a child in middle school with colorful braces. In fact, for quite some time there has been a
there has been a stigma against wearing braces as an adult. This is tied into the social fear that it will draw unwanted attention to a person’s face specifically their mouth. However, thanks to all of the new advancements in orthodontic dentistry there are other options to consider. Now there are alternatives to traditional braces that might be more appealing to adults because all of these options are discrete.

Invisalign and Six Month Smiles
These options when it comes to teeth alignment are known as Invisalign and Six Month Smiles. Both options can provide you with amazing results in terms of teeth alignment. Invisalign invisible aligners
are as the name suggests invisible making it discreet and hard to notice. Also, six month smiles which is also known as clear braces can provide you with more aligned teeth and offers the same discrete benefit.
These treatment options are effective because they can align your teeth in as little as 6 months.

Discreet: Your Secret Is Safe
As mentioned before, if an adult is worried about attracting unwanted attention to their face because they are wearing colorful braces than Invisalign would be the perfect option for them. This is because the clear plastic aligner trays fit into your teeth and are rather difficult for someone to observe in your mouth. Also, they are convenient because unlike with braces you can pop them in and out when you are going to eat which means you wouldn’t have any dietary restrictions. Your Invisalign treatment can be completed in as little as 6 months, but typically most patients take up to a year to complete treatment.

Speed: Done in Time for Your Next Event
Also, when it comes to the fastest treatment that also provides the patient the discreet option Six Month Smiles would be the most efficient. While Six Month Smiles are structured like traditional braces the difference would be that all of the components in this case are clear and don’t draw any unwanted attention. Although, observing clear braces is more likely than when a person is wearing Invisalign the major benefit is that within six months a patient can get results. This is good for a patient who is on a time crunch and needs results fast. For example, if they have an upcoming wedding or a reunion any event that they want to have more aligned teeth and a more confident smile this would be beneficial.

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If you’re an adult who has put off seeking orthodontic work because you though traditional braces was your only option schedule a consultation with your dentist to discuss Invisalign or Six Month Smiles.

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