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Are You Too Old for Orthodontic Braces? | FAST FACTS 2020

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Orthodontists are often faced with many questions about who can or cannot get braces from adults aged 20-45. Three of the most common questions are “Is there an age limit on having orthodontic braces?” If none, then “What is the best age to have orthodontic braces?”Adults are usually ecstatic to find out they may be eligible for this dental appliance and may then ask, “How long do adults wear braces?”

Our expert orthodontist can answer these questions and explain how braces work to give adults great-looking teeth, an amazing smile, better oral health, and improved facial symmetry. Even older patients with missing, worn, or misshaped teeth or gum disease may be good candidates for this popular orthodontic treatment. Read more

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Are Braces for Adults Worth the Trouble?

Are Braces for Adults Worth the Trouble? When most people think of orthodontic work, they picture a teenager with a full set of metal braces smiling in their school picture. This classic image is often what deters adults from going for orthodontic work themselves. In many cases, your parents might not have had the funds to get braces for you or you might have had extensive orthodontic work done only to stop maintaining the results and now feel like you can benefit from going back for braces. You might be wondering, “Are braces still worth it as an adult?” and the simple answer is, yes.

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