Is it ever too late to get started?
Orthodontic treatment can be successful at almost any age. In fact, about one in every five orthodontic patients today is over age 18. Thanks to today’s smaller, less visible, more comfortable brackets, adults are finding braces more appealing. Healthy teeth, bones and gums respond well to orthodontic treatment at almost any age. It’s never too late to get a healthy, beautiful smile.
Why are adults seeking orthodontics in increasing numbers?
Many adults are receiving orthodontic care that was not available to them as children. They realize that improving the health of their mouths and the attractiveness of their smiles and facial appearances can result in changes for the better in their personal, social, and professional lives. Technical advances have also had an impact on adult therapy.
Is the treatment very painful?
The treatment is certainly not painless, but the pain is mild and lasts from 1 to 4 days after a visit to the orthodontist. After this, there is no pain. During subsequent monthly adjustments or wire changes, there may be very mild pain.
Recent advances in Orthodontics have made treatment far more comfortable. The braces become a part of you, just like a pair of spectacles.
How long does treatment take?
Although every case is different, generally speaking, patients wear braces from 6 months to two years. Treatment times vary with factors that include the severity of the problem, Bone density and how well the patient follows our instructions. The use of implant orthodontics and self ligating brackets reduces treatment time dramatically.
Are the recent advances making treatment easier?
Yes of course. Recent various advances absolutely made orthodontics as adult friendly treatment. The advance braces like ceramic, lingual and invisalign made braces absolutely invisible treatment solution to correct teeth irregularity. Where as introduction of implant orthodontics & self ligating clarity brackets made treatment simpler and faster than ever.