Adult orthodontics is a boon to people who need orthodontic treatment at a later stage in life. Now you can flash your dream smile while keeping a check on your oral health. You can also get straight teeth at any age without letting the world know! It is possible because of the scientific progress in the field of adult orthodontics. Our smile team at Vail Orthodontics takes pride in improving the lives of our patients with advanced adult orthodontics at an affordable price.
Meet Dr. Pai
Dr. Satish Pai has over a decade of experience in the field of orthodontics. With his dual training in Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, Dr. Pai offers affordable yet most comprehensive, state-of-the- art orthodontic treatments. He focuses on providing quality, unparalleled safety, and accuracy that ensures the best possible outcome for every patient.
Meet Dr. Don
Dr. Don Oh attended Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery in New York city, currently Columbia College of Dental Medicine, for his dental education. After achieving Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (DDS) from Columbia, Dr. Oh attended General Practice Residency at Harvard School of Dental Medicine and Cambridge Health Alliance in Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts. Since finishing his residency, Dr. Oh practiced in private practices located in Concord and Lexington, Massachusetts.
Reasons Why Adults Need Orthodontic Treatment
- Crowding of teeth or large space between them – Both these conditions can lead to gum disease or tooth decay.
- Cosmetic reasons – Sometimes, the misalignment is not a health hazard, but it does affect your smile.
- Crooked and misaligned teeth – You can’t brush properly with crooked teeth, so the accumulated cavities lead to decay and infection.
- Bad bite- It is a painful condition when your teeth don’t fit properly in your mouth. You can’t eat or chew properly.
Orthodontic Treatment Options for Adults
Clear Braces/Ceramic Braces
Why Choose Vail Orthodontics
Adult Braces Cost
Benefits of Adult orthodontics
- They Reduce Oral Health Problems
Misaligned teeth seem to be an inconvenience at the surface. But it can generate various dental and overall health issues over time. You can’t brush and floss crooked teeth properly. Hence, you can often find yourself in a dentist’s clinic for clearing cavities or other dental problems. Since braces can effectively treat misalignment and crooked teeth, getting adult braces significantly reduces the chances of oral health issues.
- Corrects Your Bite
Correcting a bite issue for an adult is complicated. This is because, unlike a child, an adult’s jaw is fully grown and developed. There is not much room for shifting the teeth in the correct position. But it is vital to have a healthy bite to do routine work like eating and chewing without any pain or discomfort. Braces are an affordable and effective way of treating bite issues in adults.
- Reduces the Risk of Dental Problems
Untreated crooked teeth and incorrect bites lead to various painful and chronic dental problems. You can even get gum disease which can also affect your heart health. Tooth decay or loss of a tooth is also a possibility. These concerns arise because the pressure is uneven on your jawbone and gums due to the misalignment of your teeth. Adult braces can prevent all these dental complications.
- They Boost Self-Confidence – Makes You Look Good and Feel Confident
Apart from being worthy as a person and professional, you need a pleasant appearance to be confident. When you are in a social circle, your uneven or crooked teeth can make you cautious of yourself. Your appearance can also adversely impact your presentation skills. In such cases, orthodontic treatment with braces acts as a boon for your self-esteem and thriving social life.