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Orthodontic treatment is no longer just for teenagers. Many adults are choosing to receive treatment because they understand the importance of maintaining their health, and they want to feel better about their appearance.
Reasons adults consider orthodontic treatment:
Treatment options for Adults
The idea of metal braces is enough to discourage many adults from receiving treatment. However, today treatment options include removable appliances and clear aligners.
While there is no exact age for children to begin orthodontic treatment, Dr Kari recommends evaluating the position of a child’s teeth by age seven. At this age, most children have a mix of baby teeth and adult teeth, making it easier to evaluate for tooth and jaw problems sooner and without surgery.
Here are a few things to look if you think your child may need orthodontic treatment: