Getting Braces When You're All Grown Up
Braces are for kids and teens, right?
It is never too late to have a straight, healthy smile. Many adult patients come to us wanting to improve the way they look and are surprised to learn about the many health benefits of properly aligned teeth. Here are some of the challenges that patients with crooked or overlapping teeth can experience.
Difficult Home Hygiene
When teeth overlap or are too crowded, slipping the dental floss between them can feel like a wrestling match. The floss might shred or get stuck between teeth, discouraging people from flossing and then leading to more oral conditions.
When teeth are too far apart, food particles can collect between teeth ...