Orthodontic Treatments for Adults vs Children

Orthodontic treatments can help children and adults achieve a straighter, healthier smile. The approach may differ depending on the patient’s age and situation, but it’s always an option to receive orthodontic treatment. An experienced orthodontist from Orthodontic Specialists can create a personalized treatment plan to help you achieve your desired results.

Orthodontic Treatment for Adults

Our orthodontists at Orthodontic Specialists can straighten your smile with various treatment plans, including Invisalign and braces. Orthodontic treatment can improve your oral health and appearance if you have crooked teeth or oral health problems, such as tartar build-up, that can be improved with orthodontic attention. 

We can offer braces, Invisalign, and retainers to most adult patients. During your free consultation, we can thoroughly examine your teeth and take x-rays. These tests help us determine your personalized treatment plan. If you would prefer to use clear aligners over braces for aesthetic reasons, we can likely accommodate your request. 

The doctors at Orthodontic Specialists combine cutting-edge technology with years of experience to straighten teeth and improve oral health. You also won’t have to come in for as many follow-up appointments compared to other treatment plans, saving you time.

Orthodontic Treatment for Children

The doctors at Orthodontic Specialists and the American Association of Orthodontists recommend having your child evaluated by an orthodontist around age seven. Your child should have enough permanent teeth by age seven for your orthodontist to detect any problems or developing issues. The earlier we catch issues, such as bite alignment or crowding, the easier it is to fix. Intervening at a younger age may also require less work and less time and produce better results.

Some orthodontic issues can benefit from early treatment, or our orthodontists might recommend waiting and monitoring your child’s mouth until the time is right. We offer a free consultation so you can easily receive answers and a timeline. If we identify a problem that may get worse as the face and jaws finish growing, we can begin treatment right away. We offer braces and Invisalign and use cutting-edge technology to determine the best route for your child’s situation.

Braces Vs Invisalign

Braces are an orthodontic treatment offered and used to straighten teeth in Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, and the surrounding areas. They come with various benefits, as braces can improve your dental hygiene, reduce your risk of oral disease, straighten your smile, and protect your teeth. 

These aligners are clear, making it harder to notice you are in treatment. Aligners can also make it easier to perform oral hygiene because you can remove them when you eat, floss, and brush. Invisalign can be used on adults and children to straighten teeth, depending on your specific situation.

Make an Appointment With an Orthodontist Today

Orthodontic treatments for adults and children share the goal of creating healthy, straight smiles. At Orthodontic Specialists, we provide specialized orthodontic care for children, teens, and adults. Our doctors are experts in the field and can create a customized treatment plan based on age-specific considerations. Make an appointment with an orthodontist from Orthodontic Specialists today to achieve a better smile.