Essay On Adult Orthodontics

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Adult orthodontics Have you been thinking about adult braces but always thought it was too late in life to try them? Would it change your mind to know that these days nearly half of all orthodontic patients are adults all hoping to get the perfect Hollywood smile they’ve always dreamed of? When it comes to braces, adult orthodontics specifically, advances in technologies have meant them evolving hugely in the last 15 years, which means your fears of being a so-called “metal mouth” are well and truly over. In it’s place are lightweight and more aesthetically pleasing options instead. Brackets are now much smaller and the use of bands has been changed considerably with very few options involving the bands being wrapped all the way around the…show more content…
Porcelain veneers are wafer thin like shells that are bonded onto the front surface of your teeth in order to improve their appearance. Veneers are often used as they happen to be quite a versatile solution in that they can fix position, shape, colour and appearance all in one go, to an extent. They also happen to be somewhat of a quick fix as they offer a much faster result due to the lack of tooth movement required, however they can also be used in conjunction with other cosmetic treatments. In some cases, veneers will be used alongside braces where patients have broken or chipped teeth. They can also help with severe staining too. They will need replacing every 10 to 15 years, which is obviously a consideration to be made before consenting to this treatment. If you have minor problems such as minor spacing issues or perhaps your teeth are a little on the small side then veneers could be a great option for you. If however you have rotated or very crowded teeth then you may want to consider using the Inman Aligner as a pre-aligner first before having veneers fitted. It’s worth noting however that your bite cannot be corrected with veneers so while they will offer you aesthetically pleasing results, they won’t help your mouth in terms of health and wellbeing therefore they do have their

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