Adult orthodontic treatment continues to become increasingly popular and, in fact, at least 25% of all orthodontic patients are now adults. There is an increased esthetic demand of society because adults are becoming increasingly aware of the value that a great smile offers in social and business settings.
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Our adult patients will be happy to know that technological advances in orthodontics have created treatment options that are now more esthetic (clear braces and Invisalign® “invisible” braces), more comfortable (Nickel titanium wires) and faster (Acceledent® micropulse technology), with fewer office visits.
Orthodontic treatment at later stages in life can dramatically improve your personal appearance and self-esteem and can improve the health of your teeth and gums. Crowded teeth and a bad bite can contribute to gum disease and bone loss, tooth decay, abnormal wear of the tooth enamel, headaches and jaw joint (TMJ/TMD) pain. These problems can become worse if clenching/grinding habits (a byproduct of stressful, modern life) are also present.
Both Dr. Brian and Dr. Kevin had orthodontic treatment as adults and can relate to both the expectations and the concerns that adults have as well as the clinical challenges of adult orthodontic treatment. We understand that our adult patients want orthodontic treatment that is esthetic, quick, comfortable and efficient and as a result, we routinely use innovative orthodontic techniques that have wide-ranging appeal to our adult patients.
At Wilk & Wilk Orthodontics, we have treated and continue to treat adults of all ages and have even treated adults over 70 years of age! Regardless of your age, adult orthodontic treatment will create a beautiful, healthy smile. Wilk & Wilk Orthodontics offers a variety of treatment options for adult orthodontic patients:
There’s no reason to be self conscious about those crooked teeth or the gaps between your teeth any longer!
During the transformation of your smile, we will focus on providing treatment in the most efficient manner to minimize any interruptions to your busy schedule and to minimize the amount of work missed. A computerized patient flow system allows us to see our patients on time to minimize waiting times and technologies with braces, orthodontic wires, and clear aligner therapy allow us to increase the time between orthodontic office visits often up to 10 weeks. Many of our patients can complete their treatment with only 10 in-office appointments!