Children aren’t the only ones who benefit from orthodontics. Adults are even more likely to be bothered by having a less than perfect smile. If you are an adult, it is not too late to correct problems such as crooked or crowded teeth, overbites, underbites, incorrect jaw position, or jaw-joint disorders. The biological process involved in moving teeth is the same at any age. There are differences between orthodontic treatment for adults and for children. Treatment for an adult usually takes a little longer than treatment for a child. Further, because an adult’s facial bones are no longer growing, certain corrections may require procedures in addition to braces. No matter what your age, it is never too late to improve your dental health and beautify your smile.
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