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You’re Never Too Old for a Straighter Smile!

August 16, 2019
Posted By: Temple Dental Trails
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Plenty of adults don’t like their smile because they’re embarrassed by crooked or crowded teeth. But many never address the problem because they feel the time has passed when getting braces are an option. 

The fact is that you’re never too old to straighten your teeth. Invisalign clear braces in Temple, TX can help you easily achieve your smile goals.

Your Teeth Move Throughout Life

You may not realize it, but your teeth can be moved throughout your life. The same process that your dentist uses to straighten kids’ teeth with braces makes it possible to straighten adult teeth at any age.

While it’s true that adult bones are generally no longer developing, that doesn’t mean you can’t straighten your teeth. It just means the process may take a little longer for you than it does for a teenager.

Invisalign Is Made for the Adult Lifestyle

Invisalign clear braces are so comfortable and easy to wear that they’re the perfect orthodontic treatment for busy adults. Take a look at the benefits Invisalign offers compared to traditional braces:

  • Discreet – You probably don’t want the world to know you’re having orthodontic treatment, and with Invisalign, you don’t have to. Instead of brackets and wires, Invisalign uses crystal-clear plastic aligners that are so discreet most people won’t know you’re wearing them.
  • Comfortable – With Invisalign, you don’t have to worry about soreness or discomfort, because the smooth aligner trays won’t irritate tender tissues in the mouth.
  • Convenient – Invisalign clear braces are removable, so you can continue to enjoy all your favorite foods. Oral hygiene is a breeze because you don’t have to worry about cleaning around brackets and wires.
  • Fast treatment – Depending on your age, Invisalign can straighten crooked teeth in as little as 12 to 15 months. While it may take longer if you’re older, treatment times are still usually shorter than they are with metal braces.

Is Invisalign Right for You?

Don’t give up on fixing crooked teeth because of your age. We’ve used Invisalign clear braces for Temple, TX patients into their 70s with excellent result. 

Please call us to schedule an orthodontic appointment to get started.

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