The common misconception people have is “ I am too old for braces”. A lot of adults did not get braces when they were kids and looking in the mirror, they always wish they had a better smile. If you are one of the many people who likes to daydream about what their smile could be like, had they had braces as a kid, daydream no more! The process of moving teeth is the same and it does not matter if you are a teenager or an adult. Treatment for adults can be as successful as it is for kids and unlike the common misconception; it is not difficult to move teeth just because you are older.
You might be thinking “but my teeth are really messed up and I am sure it is a very complicated case”. That is why you need to make sure you see an orthodontist. Crooked teeth, teeth that have a lot of filling, worn out teeth, missing or extracted teeth, they can look overwhelming and difficult to fix to you, but they are well within the area of expertise of your orthodontist. At iSmile Orthodontics in Redmond, Dr. Sepi is a board-certified orthodontist with great experience and expertise on complicated case. Dr. Sepi will team up with your dentist to rehabilitate your oral health, line up your teeth and give you a beautiful smile as well as the function of your teeth. Your quality of life and life expectancy will improve when you can chew better and you have a smile to show off.
As an adult, you will appreciate the amazing feeling that changing your smile will have on you. If you are worried about the look of metal braces, worry no more. Between the clear braces, Invisalign or metal braces, Dr. Sepi will find an option that meets your needs and works best for you.
More and more adults are seeking orthodontic treatment and it is not uncommon anymore to see adults with braces on. Schedule a complimentary consult today to see what your options are.