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Orthodontic Fact #8 Statistically speaking, over 1 million Americans over the age of 18 consult orthodontic clinics to help align their teeth

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Braces are not just for kids! Contrary to popular belief, many adults get orthodontic evaluations to find out if treatment is recommended. Problems range from teeth that are misaligned or missing to an overbite or underbite, along with other dental issues. Although more children are being fitted with dental appliances than ever before, those over the age of eighteen also are increasingly consulting orthodontists for several important reasons.

Professional Image

Young adults who enter college or a trade generally become more aware of their professional image. In pursuing a career path, they want to look their best and feel confident. An orthodontist will evaluate dental issues and recommend a treatment plan if needed. In a relatively short period, patients will look and feel their best as dental problems are resolved.

Advanced Techniques

Gone are the days of gooey dental impressions for aligners and retainers. Advanced orthodontic practices include the use of a light scanner that can take precise impressions of a patient’s mouth that are used to make dental appliances. Invisalign treatment uses natural-looking braces that are hard to be seen by others, eliminating possible awkwardness during treatment. On the other hand, vibrantly-colored wires and brackets have become fashion statements for the young at heart. Orthodontic treatment has never been more stylish.

Convenience and Affordability

Your orthodontist will work with your schedule and lifestyle needs during treatment to make appointments that are convenient and timely without taking a huge bite out of a busy day. The cost may be covered in part by some types of dental insurance, and affordable payment arrangements can be made to fit within most budgets.

If you have dental problems that might benefit from advanced orthodontic treatment like Invisalign, contact Gorton & Schmohl Orthodontics to schedule an exam and evaluation. Find out about various procedures that could help to make your smile the best ever.

Gorton & Schmohl Orthodontics

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Orthodontic Fact #8 Statistically speaking, over 1 million Americans over the age of 18 consult orthodontic clinics to help align their teeth

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