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Adult Treatment

DQ Boy D ClearHistorically, people have associated braces with children and teen-agers. However, virtually anyone can benefit from the dramatic, positive changes created by modern orthodontic treatment. Tooth and gum health will also improve, as malaligned teeth can contribute to gum and bone loss around the teeth, tooth decay, and excessive wear to the enamel of the teeth. Often, adults have several concerns about possible orthodontic treatment.

Depending upon the initial problem, most treatments will require less than 24 months, and many will require around 18 months. You may choose tooth coloured braces to minimize the visual impact of your orthodontic treatment.

Following the removal of your braces, you will wear your retainers at nights only. During the initial examination, we will be able to determine the best possible treatment for your individual needs. During this initial examination, we can outline the treatment plan, time of treatment expected and the approximate cost. Many adults will wonder why they delayed their orthodontic treatment. It really is never too late to improve your smile!