Braces aren't just for kids anymore. In fact, adults now comprise more than 20% of patients who seek the help of an orthodontist. In some cases, treatment consists of only removable appliances or retainers. In others, clear or tooth-colored brackets, instead of traditional metal ones, can be used or a patient my choose a system using clear matrices (such as Invisalign) or lingual braces, which are mounted behind the teeth.
Orthodontics is usually best, says dentist in Esher in Surrey.
In the long run, orthodontics is the best solution for most people. Even if full crowns eventually will be needed, teeth should be aligned properly first. And although orthodontic treatment requires regular adjustments and the most time of the alternatives – usually taking 6 months to 2 years to complete – it has the advantage of leaving the natural teeth intact and being close to a permanent solution (although in most cases, retainers must be worn to keep teeth from shifting back to their original position). Bonding, porcelain veneers, or crowns, on the other hand, will usually require repair or periodic replacement.
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