What options Do Adults Have When It Comes to Straightening Their Teeth?

If you are an adult looking for dental procedures for the solution to the problem that you are facing, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we provide a list of procedures and treatments that you can adhere to as a solution to your dental worries.

As old age begins to conceive its mandatory aspects, bones, teeth and facial signs of ageing become very prominent. Adults fear and avoid resorting to treatments as they think their dental predicament is permanent and cannot be restored.

However, in reality, it is highly the opposite, especially for dental problems. There are procedures and service can prevent decaying and increase teeth durability for the longest time and are meant and recommended especially for adults. These are your options.

Invisalign

Invisalign is a procedure that use a modern more effective method to align teeth in a straight line. A set of aligners are formed specifically for your teeth embrace. The Invisalign method uses aligners that are plastic and practically invisible, so people around you won’t even realize you’re going through a procedure until you tell them or they notice the remarkable change.

The aligners do not involve the use of wires or brackets of any sort and rely on the sole plastic for their existence. These aligners are changed every week as the teeth begin to change and all it will take is two weeks or slightly more for the procedure to fully complete. The treatment of Invisalign does not hinder with your daily routine or cause any sort of discomfort to you.

Crowns

Ageing factors are hard to ignore but considerably can be prolonged and managed. One such dental predicament that adults face is incessant decaying of teeth. In some cases the tooth cannot be restored using fillers, hence an entire is to be inserted.

An advanced machine aids to the procedure, where it restores the missing part of the tooth while the patient sits and waits. In turn, the procedure ends up restoring your teeth into a straight line.

Dental Implants

In case of missing teeth, which is common in adults, dental implants can be installed for restoration. The dental implants are inserted into the gums after which the tooth is placed inside the implant as a puzzle and end restoring a straight line of your teeth.

This procedure is highly recommended but needs consultation from a specialized dentist before using it to solve your problem. The reason is this that adults often have weak gums, these gums, therefore, do not have the strength to hold the dental implant fittings.

In case you are an adult with strong gums and the dentist has given to you the go sign for this, then you can begin the procedure of getting dental implants.

Veneers

Dental veneers

Dental veneers are one of the best options available options for getting their teeth straightened by adults. They are known as porcelain veneers because of the thinnest character they have.

Dental veneers are casings of ceramic that are bonded or attached to the patient’s tooth, preferably front one, in order to obtain the straight uniformity of the teeth.

They are used as a solution to discolouration, yellow, chipped or crooked teeth. Each veneer is constructed and created to complement the teeth next to the one being veneered, basically to fit flawlessly as a natural inhabitant of your mouth. They do not require special care, are durable and therefore constitute all features of the best solution for adults wanting to straighten their teeth.

Braces

Braces are the go-to treatment for all people and the one that brings out remarkable results over a long period based on the teeth situation of the individual.

Metal braces, even though widely used, remain to be uncomfortable for adults to manage, as they require routine visits to the dentist for tightening, replacing bands etc. Moreover, most adults might consider themselves way past the age to get braces.

But little do they know the types of available braces that fit the criteria of ‘adult braces’. For instance
Tooth Colored Braces
Tooth-coloured braces work the same as the normal metal braces, the only thing that makes them different is the duration which happens to be longer than normal metal braces. Moreover, they are bulkier than metal braces but being tooth coloured does not make them entirely invisible.

Lingual Braces
Lingual braces or braces that fit on the back of the tooth are preferred by patients for a lot of reasons. The most prominent reason for their popularity is that other people cannot see them on, this relieves adults of the embarrassment and discomfort that having braces on gives them. However, the lingual braces are much more expensive than normal braces and require more time to show results.

Orthodontic Plates

Another option that reasons and bodes well for adult use is the installation of Orthodontic plates. These plates are installed to change the shape, reshape and align the teeth as space is created. Orthodontic plates work best for adults that have teeth bunched up together or are appear stuck in between other teeth.

The reason orthodontic plates are used is that they create room and space for teeth that appear bunched up. This is so as the main reason of non-straightened teeth is the under development or comparatively small development of the jaw, so the teeth grow In whatever space is available to them which resultantly makes them crooked.

Reasons for Preference:

  • Adults give preference to restoring teeth than to getting extractions; hence, this treatment protects the teeth from potential removal.
  • They are invisible and removable and do not result in tooth decay.
  • Widen the jaws and creates a big beautiful smile.

Final Thoughts

To sum it up, if you want to straighten your teeth, you can adhere to consultation with a specialized dentist to analyze your dental situation. After analysis, a dentist will recommend and help you to select the treatment that will give you the best results.

Dr. London graduated from Baltimore College of Dental Surgery at the University of Maryland in 1993. Prior to studying at Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, he attended SUNY Binghamton. He has been at his current location in Boca Raton for over 20 years. He treats patients from many surrounding areas including Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Parkland, West Palm Beach, Coral Springs and Wellington. For more information on Dr. London or London Dental Group, please visit londondentalfl.com.

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