Most people think of braces as a method for straightening teeth to improve appearance. But did you know that proper tooth alignment also improves your overall health? When your teeth are in proper occlusion (how your bite fits together), you are more likely to avoid bite-related issues and maintain optimal dental health.
Many patients are concerned they may be too old for orthodontic treatment. However, advances in dentistry have paved the way for adult orthodontics, and treatment is easier now than ever before! According to the American Association of Orthodontists, one in five orthodontic patients is over the age of 21.