Adult Braces in Los Angeles
Orthodontics for Adults
Adults Braces according to the American Association for Orthodontists, one in five orthodontic patients is over the age of 21. In addition to adults taking advantage of orthodontic procedures for aesthetic reasons, many adults are beginning to recognize the functional importance of maintaining their dental and orthodontic health.
If you have never been to an orthodontic check-up or if you are interested in correcting orthodontic issues that have caused you to feel self-conscious, contact Dr. Jacobson to set up a consultation today. He is the best option when it comes to correcting your orthodontic condition.
Adults may be considering orthodontic treatment for a variety of reasons such as bad or misaligned bites, teeth crowding, excessive spacing, abnormal jaw pain, or simply a desire for a healthier mouth and more confidence in their smile. Many of these reasons can result in tooth decay or gum disease if left untreated.
There are many different types of treatments available for adults:
- Clear (ceramic) braces
- Self-ligating braces
- Lingual (behind-the-tooth) braces
- Invisible braces
- Traditional metal braces
During your consultation, Dr. Jacobson will review the best treatment options for your condition to help you make the best possible decision in regards to your orthodontic treatment.