It’s Never too Late to Have that Perfect Smile!

Adult orthodontics in Richmond Hill is becoming more common as an increasing number of people are seeking solutions for a variety of dental concerns. From Invisalign to the Harmony System, our products are proven to be effective and comfortable!

If you’re in need of treatment, don’t hesitate to reach out to our friendly and professional staff. We can help you get that perfect smile you’ve always wanted! At Smiles on Yonge Orthodontics, we’re the best solution for all of your orthodontic needs and options.

Signs You May Need Adult Orthodontics

If you notice any of these common signs, don’t hesitate to contact our office in Richmond Hill:

  • Problems with Chewing or Biting
  • Considerable Speech Impediments
  • Extensive Mouth Breathing
  • Protruding Teeth (Overbite or Underbite)
  • Severe Teeth Crowding or Spacing
  • Jaw Pain or Pressure From Misaligned Teeth

Let us Give You a Reason to Smile

We know how important a healthy smile is for your confidence and overall well-being. We’ve helped countless adults reclaim their confidence through the use of braces and minor orthodontic treatments.

With improvements in product development, more adults are seeking treatment than ever before. From Invisalign to the Harmony System, today’s braces are practically invisible, offering a nonintrusive way for you to achieve that beautiful smile you’ve always dreamed of.

We Are Here For You!

No matter what age you are, if you think you could potentially benefit from an evaluation, please contact our practice to schedule an appointment. Dr. Rashed and his team would be happy to evaluate your teeth and see whether you are a good candidate!

The Benefits of Adult Orthodontics

There are a number of benefits from having adult orthodontic treatment. Not only will you feel more confident about your smile and appearance, straight teeth can contribute to healthy teeth and gums. Straight teeth are easier to brush, clean, and floss, so it is to no surprise that having braces can contribute to healthy teeth and gums.

Adults are typically more susceptible to gum disease, bone loss, decay and missing teeth, giving them many reasons why they should consider treatment. Orthodontics will ensure your jaw and teeth are properly aligned, which can assist with oral hygiene and reduce many potential health risks down the road. Here are some more benefits of why you should consider braces:

  • Straight teeth and jaw alignment
  • Easier to maintain oral hygiene
  • Positively impacts self-esteem and appearance
  • Reduces dental risks in the future
  • Improves bite, chew, and speech
  • Corrects jaw pain and disorders

Although it takes longer on average for adults to start seeing results from braces, many adults actually spend less time with braces. It is important that brushing and flossing are maintained while living with braces for faster, more effective results.

Realignment is a common need for adults who have previously had braces. If this is the case, these fixes will be easier to carry out and should take a short time.

How Does it Differ From Child Orthodontics?

As discussed with both child and teen orthodontics, young jaws are still developing. By the time you reach adulthood, your jaw has set and will no longer grow. This makes realigning teeth and your entire mouth more difficult. It is also potentially more painful for the person and can take longer if teeth are not cared for properly.

Gum recession and bone loss are more common in adults, so having orthodontic treatment and aligning your jaw and teeth earlier will potentially reduce the likelihood of this happening to you in adulthood.

Even as an adult, though, having this can help increase your health going forward and mitigate the risk of potentially more invasive, painful, and dangerous surgeries. Teeth decay and missing teeth are also more likely to occur when your teeth are not aligned properly, so having orthodontic treatment can help prevent this.

Greater Treatment Options with Adult Orthodontics

As an adult, you have more options to choose from for orthodontic care, many of which offer a more subtle and aesthetically pleasing form of treatment. Along with traditional metal braces, adults have the choice of clear braces, Harmony, and Invisalign, making them less obvious and noticeable, which helps boost your confidence and self-esteem. When choosing the type of braces you want, you have more options to choose for your lifestyle.

Get Started with Adult Orthodontics

We believe it’s never too late to achieve the smile you’ve always wanted! As an adult, it can be disappointing to hear you need braces, however, with the advancement in technology, more treatment options are now available.

Don’t stress over having braces when you can choose a less noticeable option like Invisalign or Harmony Braces. With diligent care and cleaning, your treatment will be over in no time!

Health is an important factor in adulthood and treatment can drastically improve your oral health. Avoid serious dental concerns by getting started with adult orthodontics in Richmond Hill. When you contact our team at Smiles on Yonge, we can help you find the best treatment option available.

If you need more information before making your first appointment with us,

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Smiles on Yonge Orthodontics
8900 Yonge Street, Unit 1 Richmond Hill Ontario L4C 0L7
Tel:905-597-6453