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FAQs About Adult Orthodontics | Total Orthodontics adult orthodontists


Today, one in four orthodontic patients is an adult. Leaving misaligned teeth untreated may lead to other dental problems such as tooth decay, gum disease and difficulty chewing. Orthodontic treatment creates a better bite, making teeth fit better and decreasing the risk of future.

Braces and other orthodontic treatments can help adults live life to the fullest.

Key Differences Between Adult Orthodontics and Kids' Orthodontics. Many orthodontic appliances are bonded to your teeth using dental cement, particularly for less visible options such as lingual braces. Patients undergoing adult orthodontics treatment have a higher risk for root.