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Adult Braces: Achieving a Confident Smile at SW3 Dental

At SW3 Dental, where we specialise in helping adults achieve their dream smiles. Our comprehensive orthodontic treatments cater to various dental needs, including the highly sought-after option of adult braces. Let's embark on a journey towards a more confident you!

What are
Adult Braces?

Adult braces refer to orthodontic appliances designed for individuals who wish to align their teeth and improve their smile aesthetics in adulthood. They address various concerns, such as overcrowding, gaps, crooked teeth, and bite irregularities.

Benefits of Adult Braces

By choosing adult braces, you open the door to numerous advantages, both cosmetic and functional. These benefits include:

  • Enhanced smile aesthetics

  • Improved oral health and hygiene

  • Proper bite alignment

  • Reduced risk of tooth decay and gum disease

  • Increased self-confidence and self-esteem

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Types of Adult Braces

When it comes to adult braces, different options are available based on individual preferences and requirements. Let's explore the most common types:

Candidacy for Adult Braces

By choosing adult braces, you open the door to numerous advantages, both cosmetic and functional. These benefits include:

  • Enhanced smile aesthetics

  • Improved oral health and hygiene

  • Proper bite alignment

  • Reduced risk of tooth decay and gum disease

  • Increased self-confidence and self-esteem

Braces Check
  • At what age should my child start orthodontic treatment?
    The ideal age for an initial orthodontic evaluation is around seven years old. However, the specific timing of treatment will depend on your child's individual needs.
  • Will braces affect my child's daily activities?
    Braces may require some adjustments in eating habits and oral hygiene routines, but they should not significantly hinder your child's daily activities. Our team will provide detailed guidance to ensure a smooth transition.
  • How long does children's braces treatment take?
    The duration of treatment varies depending on the complexity of your child's case. On average, it can range from several months to a few years. Our orthodontic specialists will provide a more accurate estimate during the initial consultation.
  • Are children's braces painful?
    It is common to experience some discomfort or soreness after the initial placement or adjustment of braces. However, this discomfort is temporary and can be managed with over-the-counter pain relievers.
  • How do I help my child maintain good oral hygiene with braces?
    Our orthodontists will provide detailed instructions on proper oral hygiene practices with braces, including brushing techniques, flossing methods, and the use of orthodontic-friendly tools.
  • Can adults get braces?
    Yes, adults can certainly get braces. At Chelsea Family Orthodontics, we specialize in providing orthodontic treatments specifically designed for adults.
  • Are adult braces noticeable?
    The visibility of adult braces depends on the type you choose. Options like ceramic braces and Invisalign offer more discreet alternatives to traditional metal braces.
  • How long does adult braces treatment take?
    The duration of adult braces treatment varies depending on individual cases. On average, it can range from several months to a few years.
  • Do adult braces cause discomfort?
    Initially, you may experience some discomfort or soreness when adjusting to braces. However, this discomfort is temporary and can be managed with over-the-counter pain relief.
  • How much do adult braces cost?
    The cost of adult braces can vary depending on the type of braces and the complexity of your case. At Chelsea Family Orthodontics, we offer flexible payment plans to make orthodontic treatment accessible.
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