Did you know 1 in 5 orthodontic patients are adults? There’s no such thing as being too old or too young for orthodontic treatment. Orthodontic care is based on the unique needs and goals of each patient. Dr. Phillis is here to help determine the timing and type of treatment necessary to give you a healthy, beautiful smile. Adults usually have options for the type of orthodontic treatment, including metal braces, clear braces, and clear aligners.
Adult teeth and bite issues we commonly treat:
- Relapse and slight shifting of teeth after braces as a kid
- Bite discrepancies
- Crowding and/or spacing
- Missing teeth
- Creating space for replacement teeth and implants
- Jaw discrepancies
Interdisciplinary orthognathic surgery treatment
- Chipped/worn teeth from traumatic bites
- Gum and periodontal issues related to bite discrepancies, crowding, or spacing.