Orthodontic treatment can be successful at any age, and adults especially appreciate the benefits of a beautiful smile. In fact, one in every five patients in orthodontic treatment is over 21. Orthodontic treatment in adults is used for many reasons including:
- Creating straighter, more confident smiles
- Making cleaning easier, therefore reducing future dental problems
- Reducing tooth wear and gum problems by correcting the bite
- Preparing the teeth for restorations such as bridges, implants, and veneers by a cosmetic dentist
The following video highlights some of the above situations.
Many adults have avoided orthodontic treatment for fear of appearing like a teenager. At Emerson Orthodontics, we have you covered! As Oklahoma’s only Center of Excellence, we have been discretely giving adults great smiles and bites since 2007 using Incognito Braces and Invisalign. Incognito are custom, completely hidden braces that discretely correct your smile. Incognito can handle everything from 4-6 month tune-ups for adults that lost their retainer 15 years ago, to complex, full adult orthodontic cases. Besides being virtually invisible, Invisalign offers the additional benefit of being able to remove your appliance to eat and clean your teeth. Some adults choose a more traditional approach to orthodontics, and we offer the same great options that our teens use including the following:
Retainers are used to keep that awesome smile. Learn more about them and how to get UNLIMITED RETAINERS FOR LIFE here Emerson Retainer Club.