Adult Orthodontics: A beautiful Smile has no Age Limit

May 25, 2019 0

Do you know there’re plenty of American adults who are seeking orthodontic treatment? Well, they are!  There is no age limit require to start an orthodontics treatment but most of the people think that orthodontics is only for children and adolescent.

According to the report of the American Association of Orthodontics, 25% of orthodontic patients are over 21 years. At our Elite Orthodontics San Diego, we are also dealing with a number of adult patients with Orthodontics treatment. As more and more people are making the decision to improve their smile not only for aesthetics purpose but also for oral health reasons.

The aim of Elite Orthodontics San Diego, CA is to give you a great and beautiful smile with improvement in healthy and fully functioning dental structures.

Why seek orthodontics treatment as an adult?

This is a frequently asked question. Most of the parents take the decision of orthodontics to enhance the confidence of their child. Most of the adults seek the elite orthodontics treatment for aesthetics purpose because they want to make their smile stunning and attractive for their social lives.

Some adults pursue this treatment because they’re referred by the dentist due to various oral health issues. Bad bite and misaligned teeth can lead to severe dental issues like tooth decay and gum disease. Most of the dental issues are also associated with teeth aging like enamel wear, loss of gums, etc. These issues can be best addressed by Orthodontics San Diego.

At our Dixon Orthodontics San Diego, our dentist is striving to reach your orthodontics goal and give you a smile that you deserve. That’s why we encourage adults to touch base with us for an initial consultation. At your visit, we’ll tell you which orthodontic treatment is best suited for your specific needs.

What’re the treatment options for adult?

We’re offering a variety of options at our Dixon Orthodontics San Diego. In your initial visit, our qualified dentist will examine your oral cavity thoroughly and discuss your personal situation with you. Usually, adults are dealing with one or more of these issues:

  • Gum Diseases (that is due to the over-crowded and uneven teeth because they are difficult to clean)
  • Shifting and tilting teeth that is due to open spaces from missing teeth.
  • Teeth are worn due to misaligning bite
  • Forgot to wear a retainer after orthodontic treatment earlier in life.

Getting an orthodontics treatment in the adult age is the right step when it comes to oral health.

Traditional Metal Braces

It is an extremely effective option for moving or shifting teeth. Due to advancement in technology, high quality of modern steel metal braces are more comfortable and lighter weight than ever before.

Clear Ceramic Braces

These braces are function the same as traditional braces. These braces are made according to the color of your teeth that’s why much less visible. This is an excellent option for those adults who want to make their treatment a bit more discreet.

Lingual Braces

They are like metal braces but they’re placed behind your teeth instead of the front. It is a great cosmetic alternative who want their teeth straightened.

Invisalign, Clear Aligner

Invisalign are custom made a clear plastic tray that fits over your teeth. With these aligners, you can eat and drink whatever you want. That’s why it is a popular choice among adults.

Feel free to call us at (619)280-4861 to schedule an appointment. No matter your reason for getting adult orthodontic treatment.  At our Best Dentist San Diego, CA we have a solution that can help you reach your orthodontics goals and get a confident smile you want. We hope to see you soon.


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