Adult Teeth Straightening Options/FAQ’s

Posted on: June 2, 2018

Are you wondering what your options are for adult teeth straightening? Good for you for taking the initiative to find out what your options are when it comes to straightening your teeth. Straight teeth make it much easier for you to take good care of your oral health and allow you to smile without feeling like you need to hide your teeth. There are a few options available to you when it comes to making your teeth straighter, of which all can often be done in only a few dental visits. There is no time like the present so if you are ready to enjoy all the benefits that come with having straight teeth, here are some helpful FAQ to review before making your appointment.

Adult teeth straightening options

The following adult teeth straitening options each come with advantages and disadvantages, making it necessary to thoroughly research each one to help in making the best decision.

Option #1 – Invisible braces (clear braces)

Option #2 – Traditional metal braces

Option #3 – Lingual braces (behind the teeth braces)

Option #4 – Ceramic Braces

Frequently Asked Question's

The following are some of the more frequently asked questions about teeth straightening options for adults.

Question: Is there an age limit for straightening teeth?

Answer: No, there is not an age limit for adults who want straighter teeth. They do need to be in good health.

Question: Will braces affect the way I talk or eat?

Answer: There is usually an adjustment period that lasts a few weeks or so for new braces wearers to get used to wearing their new braces.

Question: How long do braces have to be worn?

Answer: The average time an adult will need to wear braces to straighten their teeth is about 15 months.

Question: Does it hurt to wear braces?

Answer: No, it does not hurt to wear braces. Clients should know there can be some discomfort experienced in the very beginning of the procedure, as well as during any adjustment processes.

Question: What if I want my teeth whitened after getting braces put on?

Answer: You can still have your teeth professionally whitened after getting braces, allowing you the bright smile you are looking for.

Ready to have straight teeth?

All you have to do is call us now to find out what your adult teeth straightening options are going to be! We can make an initial consultation appointment so that you and one of our experienced dental professionals can discuss your options and accordingly make a treatment plan. By creating a consultation appointment, you will know exactly what is required and how long it will take for you to have straighter teeth. Ready to take the next step so you can have a healthier mouth as well as a better-looking smile? We are prepared to take your call and set up your appointment today!

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