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Sep
12

Adult Orthodontics

Posted in Braces

With the options for teeth alignment varying in length of correction time and noticeability, many adults are choosing orthodontic care. Metal braces are no longer the most popular method of straightening adult teeth; therefore many adults have found the confidence to improve their smiles. With “invisible options” such as Invisalign, Six Months Smiles, and Clear Braces adults can improve their smiles from a gentle approach.

Orthodontic alignment at a later stage in life can greatly improve your self-esteem, your appearance, and even your oral health. Your smile is often the first thing people notice about you, and it can say a lot about your personality. Are you confident and flash your smile or do your teeth make you feel self-conscious so that you hide behind closed lips? Talk to your Princeton dentist about orthodontic care that can help you bring back confidence to your face.

You may not be aware of this, but teeth that are not properly aligned can wear out much sooner than teeth with proper alignment. That is because teeth that consistently grate, push, or bump together will wear down the enamel causing your teeth to be susceptible to cavities and erosion. Also, gums that are irregularly exposed due to gaps in your teeth can lead to gingivitis and gum disease.

Choose today to make your smile healthy and something that you are proud to show off. Just because you are out of your teenage years does not mean that braces are no longer an option. It’s never too late to improve your smile!

Posted on behalf of Dr. Joyce Ma, Prime Dental Care

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