Braces aren’t just for kids anymore. The American Association of Orthodontists estimates that one of every five orthodontic patients is an adult. Healthy teeth can be straightened at any age, but “healthy” is the pivotal term. It is important to take care of existing problems like gum disease, tooth decay, or breakage before starting a plan of orthodontics.
Why are grown-ups making this life changing decision? Today we know that an attractive smile with straight, evenly-spaced teeth is a proactive investment in self-esteem and future success.
An increasing number of adult patients in the Chicago area are considering Braces for these reasons:
Your smile plays a big role in how you are perceived by others. It is even more important to your self-image. See yourself as friendly, confident, and approachable with a naturally gorgeous, straight smile.