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Adult Braces - Not Just for Straightening Teeth

March 1, 2017
Posted By: Mark Gladnick, D.D. S.
Adult Braces | Orthodontics in Wilmington DE

You made it through adolescence without the dreaded braces, your popularity intact.  Fast forward to adulthood and your dentist is suggesting BRACES!  Wait... what??

Adult Orthodontics

The truth is that as we age our teeth tend to shift and our bite can become misaligned.  So what? Teeth that are not in alignment can invite gum disease as plaque and food begin to gather below the gumline and!  You have gum disease.   In addition, an improper bite will contribute to uneven wear on your teeth, putting undue pressure on some teeth. This can lead to chipping and cracking and future expensive dental repair that you could potentially avoid by some simple orthodontics.

Invisalign in Wilmington, DE

Take the plunge.  Today's braces are not the social detractors of your youth.  We offer Invisalign braces, for example, which are almost undetectable, and can be removed while you are eating. 



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