If you have teeth that don’t align properly or an abnormal bite, you should consider being fitted for braces, no matter your age. These types of dental issues usually develop between the ages of six and 12, but not everyone has the opportunity or desire to wear braces in their youth. Today, adults make up 25 percent of orthodontic patients.
The function of braces goes beyond having a beautiful smile (although that’s a definite perk). By correcting your teeth and jaw, you’re protecting your mouth from dental hazards like tooth decay, gum disease, tooth loss, enamel loss and TMJ disorders.
If you’re considering orthodontic assistance, discuss your options with Dr. Joseph Wilson at Yuma Orthodontics, Inc.. Orthodontia has come a long way in recent years, and there are now solutions for every smile. At your first visit, Dr. Joseph Wilson will discuss with you your dental history, specific requirements and most effective treatments.
If your lifestyle or preference require a simpler, less visible solution, ask Dr. Joseph Wilson if you qualify for Invisalign®, a transparent aligner that coaxes your teeth back into formation and realigns your jaw. Invisalign® is adjustable, easy to clean and can be removed at mealtimes. The process may take longer than braces, depending on your teeth and jaw alignment, but the results are well worth the wait.
For more information about orthodontic treatment and options, you can reach us at (928) 343-9559 or by visiting our facility in Yuma, Arizona. There’s no need to delay your dream smile any further.