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Many people believe that braces are only for children and teenagers. This is incorrect. More and more adults are undergoing orthodontic treatment. It is never too late to have your teeth straightened so you can have a healthier, more attractive smile.

Having crooked, crowded, or gapped teeth can cause more issues than just marring the appearance of your smile. If your teeth are crowded or crooked, they are likely more difficult to clean and floss properly. This can lead to issues like gum disease, cavities, and other issues. Chewing may be uncomfortable if you have an underbite or an overbite. Braces can correct these and other alignment issues, and help you reach the smile you’ve been dreaming of.

There are several options available with adult braces. Some people feel uncomfortable with the idea of wearing metal brackets and wires and wish for a more discreet option. Clear or ceramic braces are a great, aesthetic choice for straightening smiles. They are made from tooth-colored materials that help them blend in when you smile. Clear aligners, which are worn over the teeth, are another popular cosmetic option. They are removable, so there are no food restrictions and dental hygiene is a breeze.

We encourage you to contact Shannon Orthodontics at 863-877-1195 today to learn more about adult braces in Davenport, Florida, and to set up an appointment with Dr. Chris Shannon. Our orthodontist and team look forward to helping you reach a straight, healthy smile!