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Orthodontics for Adults

Orthodontics for Adults
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You’re Never Too Old to Straighten Your Teeth

Healthy teeth can move at any age, so there’s no such thing as “too old” for braces.  In fact, nowadays about one out of every five orthodontic patients is an adult.

A great looking smile is a surefire way to boost self-confidence and studies have shown that orthodontic treatment can even enhance an adult’s career opportunities and social life.  There is also a potential health benefit, as misaligned teeth can be harder to clean, setting the stage for tooth decay and gum disease.  Straightening teeth can also make chewing more comfortable.  There are many reasons to consider orthodontic treatment at any age.

There are many options for straightening teeth and we welcome you to ask about it at your next visit. Dr. Weber works with an extensive network of orthodontic professionals in the Lancaster, CA are that he trusts and refers patients to. Please contact us for recommendations.