Orthodontics Are For All Ages!
Many have childhood memories of their own orthodontic care, or that of friends. The truth is orthodontic treatment is for adults as well as youth!
Most orthodontists recommend children to have a consultation when their permanent teeth begin coming in, usually around 7 years old. However, some children can be seen at 6, or 10, or later in their teens. An early visit to the orthodontist can potentially help with issues such as overcrowding or an uneven bite. Visiting the orthodontist young does not mean that braces happen immediately.
Some adults find that their once-straight smile has shifted over the years. Your smile is important and one of the first things people notice when they see you. Smiles are important for your self-esteem, but orthodontic treatment is far more than a cosmetic treatment. Crowded and crooked teeth lead to an increase in plaque and food buildup between your teeth. Additionally, crowded teeth can cause other related symptoms such as headaches and earaches.
It’s never too late to have orthodontic care. If you have questions, ask your dentist who can refer you to an orthodontist in your area.
Did you know that Lifestyle Dental provides orthodontic care? To make an appointment for an orthodontic consultation, or to discuss any of your dental concerns or questions, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call us on 01772 717316.