You’re never too old to benefit from orthodontic treatment. Orthodontic treatment can help correct crooked teeth or spaces that you’ve been self-conscious about for years. It can give you the confidence and pride that comes with straight teeth and a great smile.
Problems to watch for in adults
Gaps between teeth
Teeth are out of alignment due to lack of space
Front teeth do not meet when back teeth are closed.
Upper teeth stick out beyond lower teeth
X-ray shows problem areas
A bad bite can contribute to gum recession & loss of support for teeth.
Images and captions, courtesy of the American Association of Orthodontists.