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Adult Braces Alternatives

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Many adults feel that they must live with the state of their teeth – whether they like it or not. Perhaps they feel that they will just provide orthodontic treatment for their children, and just suffer through their own crooked teeth. However, that does not need to be the case! There are multiple options for adults who wish to improve the appearance of their teeth. With these options, adults are not able to achieve the look of straight and properly aligned teeth – giving them the confidence they have always desired.

Options for adults include:

*   Traditional braces. It may seem old school, but traditional metal braces are not just for youth. They are just as effective for correcting adult teeth as they are for adolescents.

*   Clear or tooth colored braces are available for those adults who wish to “hide” the fact that they have braces. Clear and tooth colored braces are aesthetically pleasing to many because they do not showcase the fact that they are wearing braces, yet they are gaining all of the benefits.

*   Hidden braces are one of the latest options for adults. These braces are placed behind the teeth so that they are not seen. They function the same as regular braces, they are just not seen by others.

*   Six Month Smiles are customized for adults. Six Month Smiles uses specialized clear braces to gently straighten and align teeth in an average of just six months.

Adults do not have to spend their entire lives covering their mouths when they smile or speak. There are options available that will help to achieve the beautiful smile that they have always wanted. With discreet methods available, adults have the option of improving their smiles without showcasing their orthodontic treatment.

Posted on behalf of Dr. Mark Rowe, Rowe Family Dental Care


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