Do you have crooked or crowded teeth? Do you worry that you are too old for braces? Orthodontic treatment is not just for children and teenagers. More and more adults are getting braces in Potomac, Maryland.
At Liang Orthodontics, we recognize that our patients have different preferences. Some prefer the traditional route of straightening the teeth while others wish for a more cosmetic solution. Because of this, we offer several straightening options.
These braces use metal brackets and wires to gently apply pressure to your teeth and move them over time. The brackets are attached to the front of the teeth and connected with a wire. The wire is tightened every four to six weeks to slowly move the teeth, jaw, or both into place.
If the idea of wearing metal brackets doesn’t appeal to you, ask us about ceramic braces. The brackets are the same color as your teeth, so they are much harder to see. This option usually costs more than traditional braces.
If you would like to skip brackets and wires altogether, ask Drs. Liang and Liang about clear aligners. Most people will not realize that you are straightening your teeth. These trays are made out of plastic and fit over the teeth. They can be taken out when you eat, brush, and floss. Clear aligners to not mar the beauty of your smile, nor do they change your lifestyle.
We invite you to contact our office today to learn more about adult braces and to schedule an appointment with our orthodontists. Our team is excited to help you reach a healthier, more beautiful smile!