Don’t let age stop you from having your dream smile. Braces aren’t just for kids anymore. Parents are still making regular trips to the orthodontist’s office, but these days more are leaving their kids in the waiting room or having treatment at the same time.
Having straight teeth is important not only for children, but for adults as well. As we grow older, our teeth tend to grow inward, creating crowding – a common problem for many teens and adults. As a result, it may be difficult to keep teeth clean and healthy. Straightening your teeth can help you maintain your dental health.
Numerous technological advances have made braces less noticeable, less painful and even less time-consuming. More than 1 million grown-ups are sporting some form of braces, double the number from 10 years ago, according to the American Association or Orthodontists (AAO).