Orthodontics for the Older Adult Healthy teeth can be moved at any age, so there's no such thing as “too old” for braces. In fact, nowadays about one out of every five orthodontic patients is an adult. Yet this figure represents only a small portion of adults who could actually benefit from orthodontic treatment.
When most people think of orthodontics, they think braces. But modern orthodontics has come a long way from only being braces! Today, we can treat almost any orthodontic issue with a range of innovative technologies that not only make treatments quicker and more efficient but also provide for a discrete treatment overall.
Does the word braces call to mind a teenager with a mouth full of metal? If so, it's time to rethink that picture. These days, people of all ages want to straighten their teeth. In fact, a huge Author: Rachel Reiff Ellis.
WebMD explains why you might want to get braces on your teeth when you're an adult, and what kinds of options you've got. Braces for Adults: How to Make the Decision.Author: Peter Jaret.