Orthodontic Treatments: Braces For Adults
Orthodontic treatments are commonly used to correct issues with the bite of teeth and to improve alignment and appearance of protruding, crowded or crooked teeth. While many people are fortunate enough to receive dental treatment when they are children, those over the age of 18 who want to improve their smile need to get braces for adults.
Some of the key benefits of orthodontic treatments can include:
– Improving the appearance of a person’s smile.
– Decreasing the risk of damage to protruding teeth.
– Correction of bite.
– Correcting crowded teeth.
– Straightening teeth.
The great news about some of the latest braces for adults is that they are barely visible and completely removable. Unlike traditional metal braces, which can’t be removed and are very visible, Invisalign clear aligners can be removed and their clear colour makes them virtually undetectable.
Unfortunately, most forms of orthodontic care for adults are not available on the health service, which means that you will have to pay for Invisalign braces at a private dental clinic. Most dental clinics allow patients to sign up to monthly repayment plans to spread the cost of treatment, however, a downpayment will typically be required before any treatment begins.