What to expect when getting orthodontic treatment
Embarking on the journey to braces? Discover what lies ahead! This guide offers insights into the process of achieving a confident smile.
Adult orthodontics FAQs
Absolutely. Orthodontic treatment is effective for adults, just as it is for teenagers. While the duration of treatment may vary depending on individual needs, adults can significantly improve their smile and oral health.
The duration of adult orthodontic treatment varies from person to person. On average, treatment can take anywhere from 12 to 36 months, depending on the complexity of the case. Your Orthodontist will provide a more accurate estimate during your initial consultation.
Yes, the discreet treatment options we offer, such as Invisalign clear aligners and clear esthetic braces are highly effective at straightening teeth. Your Orthodontist will recommend the option that best suits your specific needs and goals.
While there may be some discomfort, especially during the initial adjustment period, orthodontic treatment for adults is generally not considered to be more painful for adults versus teenagers. Any discomfort can usually be managed with over-the-counter pain relief medications and typically subsides within a few days after adjustments.
Yes, one of the advantages of clear aligners is that they are removable, allowing you to eat as you normally would. Simply remove them while eating, brush your teeth, and then reinsert them. Always ensure to remove your aligners while drinking any drinks containing sugar, or that are acidic.