Why Are More Adults Now Getting Braces?

Even as recent as one generation ago, braces were conceived as a childhood-only treatment for misaligned teeth. If you weren’t lucky enough to get braces as a child, you likely didn’t get them as an adult.
 
Today, however, more and more adults are opting for braces, and here’s why:
 
1. They are seeking the benefits of smile enhancement.
As adults, we strive for success in our careers and in our relationships. A smile is a powerful communication tool, and many of us worry it may affect how others perceive us if our teeth are not in “perfect” condition. Braces are a wonderful solution to providing a straight, beautiful smile for that extra boost of confidence.
 
2. No more stiff wires! There are discreet braces on the market today.
Gone are the days of hard, stiff, metal-wired braces. Today’s braces offer lighter, more flexible wires, which can even be custom designed to better fit the patient’s mouth

In addition to the traditional style of braces, other options include IncognitoTM braces, which are hidden (placed on the back of the teeth), Invisalign clear aligners, or clear braces. With this many options available, adults can opt for braces without sacrificing looks or convenience during treatment.

 Invisalign clear braces are just one of many types of braces we offer at Simply Orthodontics.

Invisalign clear braces are just one of many types of braces we offer at Simply Orthodontics.

3. Great financing options.
Insurance benefits have come a long way in the past 20 years, now often recognizing the adult need for orthodontic treatments. This and options including extended no-interest payment plans offered by Simply Orthodontics, and even external financing options that can reduce fees to as little as the cost of a latte a day, help made orthodontic treatment very affordable even on a budget.
 
4. Advancements in technology and knowledge, improved treatment options, shorter appointments and faster treatment.
With today’s orthodontic advancements, appointments are now shorter and more comfortable. With Simply Orthodontics’ digital impressions, a highly detailed scan allows for your treatment to be customized, and can even simulate your results before you begin! See how our brand new iTero Element Digital Impression system works.
 
Are you considering braces? The caring staff at Simply Orthodontics would love to answer your questions. No referral is necessary.