Only a few decades ago, braces were worn primarily by children and teens. Today, we know that orthodontic treatment offers numerous benefits for patients of all ages. That is why millions of adults are straightening their teeth for a beautiful smile and optimal oral health with adult orthodontics. At Roy Orthodontics, we offer adult orthodontics for those who would like to achieve a healthier smile for years to come. No matter what your personal goals, we are here to help.
Adult Orthodontics: More than Just Appearance!
Oftentimes, when we think of braces, we think of straightening teeth. Orthodontic treatments can certainly create a beautiful smile – but it is so much more than that. When teeth are in alignment, all other oral elements work together harmoniously for optimal health and function. If your teeth are crowded, crooked, or misaligned, bacteria can become trapped in hard-to-reach areas. This can ultimately lead to tooth decay and gum disease. Straight teeth and a balanced bite make brushing a flossing a breeze, helping you maintain healthy teeth and gums for a lifetime of benefits.
Who is a Candidate for Adult Orthodontics?
Virtually anyone who is concerned about the health or aesthetics of their smile can qualify for orthodontic treatment. You must, however, be free from gum disease and tooth decay. Otherwise, bacteria and infection can compromise your progress. If any restorative work or gum treatments are required, they must be completed before you begin orthodontics.
Our adult patients have enjoyed tremendous success with orthodontic treatment. Braces can address a variety of dental issues, including:
If you notice any of the above conditions, Dr. Carl Roy can design a fully personalized adult orthodontics treatment plan for you. No matter what your goals, we can help you find a solution to fit your needs and budget.
Types of Braces
At Roy Orthodontics, we offer different types of braces for for adult orthodontics. These include:
My sincere thanks to Dr. Roy and his team for showing me the way! My baby teeth had to be crowned for years since 2 of my adult teeth never came in. This was just one piece of the puzzle that needed figuring out. I’m proud of my smile and it shows every time I meet someone!- Liz