The most important factor in deciding on orthodontic treatment is oral health, not your age!
People most commonly associate braces with pre-teens and middle school days, however, many adults are gaining their perfect smile through orthodontic treatment. The most important factor in deciding on orthodontic treatment is oral health, not your age! ALL patients must have clearance by their general dentist so that Dr. Gina Lee is able to achieve the desired results!
There are many reasons why adult orthodontic treatment is beneficial.
In fact, over 40% of Dr. Lee’s patients are adults! It can have a positive increase in your overall health and also help an individual regain self-confidence and enjoy their smile.
Many adults have been through orthodontic treatment in their younger age, but no longer wear their retainers which have resulted in shifting of the teeth! If there is minor movement, this can SOMETIMES be resolved with different types of retainers. However, more shifting could result in the more treatment required to correct the smile!
Traditional metal braces are not your only option anymore! There have been many new advances in the field of orthodontic care, designed to help adults with different lifestyles and preferences. Clear brackets, Invisible Aligners (Invisalign), and Lingual braces (inside braces) are all available!
If you were never able to receive proper orthodontic care in your teenage years or if you were once a teenager who never wore the retainers after braces, Dr. Gina Lee and her team are ready to help you obtain the beautiful smile of your dreams!