Get That Beautiful, Healthy Smile You Always Wanted
Orthodontic treatment can be successful at any age, and adults especially appreciate the benefits of a beautiful smile. One of every five patients in orthodontic treatment is over 21. Jaw surgery is more often required for adult orthodontic patients because their jaws are not growing.
Adults also may have experienced some breakdown or loss of their teeth and bone that supports the teeth and may require periodontal treatment before, during and/or after orthodontic treatment. Bone loss can also limit the amount and direction of tooth movement that is advisable.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Adult orthodontics in Irvine is a branch of dentistry that deals with the correction of malaligned teeth and jaws in adults.
Age limits for adult orthodontics vary depending on the treatment. Invisalign is often recommended for adults of all ages, while metal braces are usually recommended for children and adolescents.
We offer many different adult orthodontic treatments in Orange, the best thing to do before choosing your treatment device is to schedule a consultation with Dr. Justin Hong.
The process of orthodontics is the same for adults as it is for children, but the results may not be as effective for adults. Adults have bones that are no longer growing, so the teeth may not be able to move as easily.
Visiting adult orthodontics is so important because it can help ensure that your teeth are healthy and aligned correctly. This can help you avoid problems with your teeth and jaw in the future.
There are a few things you should consider when choosing the right adult orthodontics for you. First, you should consider your budget and what you can afford to pay for treatment. Second, you should consult with an orthodontist to see what options are available to you and to find out which type of treatment would be best for your individual needs. Finally, you should research the different types of braces and other adult orthodontic treatments to make sure you are choosing the right one for you.
The cost of adult orthodontic treatment varies depending on the severity of the misalignment and the type of treatment that is required. In general, treatment can range from $3,000 to $6,000.