Sarasota Dental Arts

Are You Considering Orthodontics as an Adult?

April 15, 2017
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Posted By: Kaya Aygen, D.M.D.
Adult Orthodontics Sarasota

If you're considering ways you can straighten your smile as an adult, there are several great options available today. Not only will straightening your teeth give you the smile that you've always wanted, but it's also great for your oral health to have properly aligned teeth. Aligned teeth will allow you to more properly and thoroughly clean your teeth with regular at-home care, which means you'll be less likely to need more work in the dental chair down the road. 

Types of Adult Orthodontics

The first thing you need to do when you're interested in the starting the process for an orthodontic treatment is to visit an experienced dentist. There are a lot of great treatment options available today, and you need to figure out which options make the most sense for your needs. Here are some of the most popular and effective choices today: 

  • Invisalign: You've probably already heard about Invisalign as an option for orthodontics. Invisalign is a process where you get a series of customized alignment trays that fit to your teeth. You have to wear the trays for the vast majority of everyday, although they can be removed for eating, and to clean your teeth and the trays. One of the biggest benefits of this option is that the trays are nearly invisible, so no one will even know that you are undergoing teeth alignment. It's a great choice for adults who can commit to wearing the trays correctly, and it's a very effective choice! 
  • Six Month Smiles: Six Month Smiles treatments are more similar to traditional orthodontics. However, while they do use brackets and wires to straighten your teeth, the process is much quicker- around six months. This choice is so popular because it's one of the fastest ways you get the smile you are looking for, and it's still very effective for lasting results. 

Adult Orthodontics Sarasota

At Sarasota Dental Arts, we are proud to offer both of these options for orthodontic treatments. If you have any questions, or if you are ready to schedule your first consultation, give our office a call today for more info. We look forward to helping you get the smile you've always wanted!

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