There’s no age limit to getting braces or aligners - such as Invisalign or SureSmile. You can still be fitted with these orthodontics as an adult, provided you have a healthy set of teeth and a strong jaw bone. In fact, about one in four orthodontic patients are adults. Regardless of your age, dental braces and aligners can create a better bite, make your teeth fit better in your mouth and decrease the risk of future dental problems such as tooth decay, gum disease and chewing difficulties.
Adults choose to get orthodontics for several reasons, which include:
There are lots of options for straightening adult teeth. You should explore different options with your orthodontist to determine which fits your lifestyle best. Some options for adult orthodontics are:
If you believe you might benefit from adult orthodontics, talk to your dentist and ask them to recommend you to an orthodontist. The orthodontist will take a look at your teeth and may take some x-rays to study your underlying bone structure. Based on what they find, they’ll recommend an appropriate treatment plan.
Orthodontics can improve your quality of life. Speak to our highly trained and friendly dental professionals at Dental Image Therapy Centres for all your dental needs. We offer adult dental services in two convenient Winnipeg locations: St. Vital Centre and Garden City Shopping Centre.
Maybe it's time for your and your family's regular checkup and cleaning, you have a toothache or you need to get your treatment plan going - whatever the reason, we're here to help you get your confident smile. Whether you're a new patient or a returning friend, we can't wait to see you at your next appointment at either of our Winnipeg clinics!Book Now