Adult Orthodontics in Albuquerque, NM
Enjoy Even More Confidence With Your Healthiest Smile
At ABQ Orthodontics, we believe it’s never too late to have a healthy smile. Our adult patients truly appreciate their new, beautiful smiles and renewed confidence! Getting orthodontic treatment improves your appearance, and it enhances your oral health for a lifetime. Most people are excellent candidates for orthodontic treatment and you may be, too. If you’re interested in highly personalized adult orthodontics in Albuquerque, NM, then our specialist at ABQ Orthodontics can help you reach your smile goals.
Orthodontic treatment is not only designed to improve the appearance of your smile but the health of your teeth and gums as well. By seeking orthodontic treatment as an adult, you can possibly avoid severe tooth decay, gum and bone loss, irregular wear of the tooth enamel, and TMJ/TMD pain.
Since adults are usually more compliant in their orthodontic treatment, their results are often better. By following the instructions provided by your orthodontist, you can enhance your results reduce your treatment time!
According to the American Association of Orthodontists, 20% of all orthodontic patients in America are more than 21 years of age. While traditionally, braces were seen as dental treatment for teenagers, today’s patients are realizing that adults have options, too. We offer a variety of braces to meet the individual needs and desires of each of our adult patients, and retainers are always included for free with treatment.
ABQ Orthodontics specializes in braces and with our focused care, you can rest assured you will receive treatment from experienced professionals who understand how to give you your best-looking smile! Traditional metal braces are the most common type of braces used in orthodontics, as they are the tried-and-true method to straightening teeth, regardless of the severity of the case.
Metal braces are made of high-grade stainless steel and utilize brackets, small rubber bands, and archwires to straighten your teeth during the course of your treatment process. They have progressed a long way in the past decade, so they can now ensure better comfort while you wear them.
As effective as metal braces, clear ceramic braces are a popular choice for adults who want to make a less noticeable statement with their commitment to a healthier smile. You’ll be struck by the natural look of these smooth, sculpted, and completely clear ceramic braces, which will not stain or discolor and which can be blended in with your unique tooth shade.
For adults who don’t want the look or feel of traditional methods, we offer a clear alternative. Invisalign works by using a series of custom-made aligner trays that you wear over your teeth. The trays are made of clear plastic, are virtually invisible when worn, and move your teeth into their optimal position. This treatment is equal to traditional metal braces and typically is achieved in less time.
Benefits of Adult Orthodontics
No matter your age, straighter teeth provide multiple benefits for your oral health as well as your personal well-being. For adults, the advantages are even greater. They include:
- Enhanced appearance & smile
- Increased oral health
- Improved self-confidence
- Prevention of oral health issues like gum disease and tooth decay
- Prevention of bone loss caused by improperly positioned teeth
- Improved ability to bite and chew
Learn More About Adult Orthodontics in Albuquerque, NM & Schedule Your Complimentary Appointment Today!
When you are ready to learn more about how adult orthodontics can help you achieve your healthiest smile, call our East office at 505-296-0761 or our West office at 505-835-5650 to schedule your complimentary, no-obligation ABQ Orthodontics Smile Assessment today. Your appointment includes a discussion of your goals, an in-depth exam, digital x-rays, and a personalized treatment plan – a $325 value for FREE!
We offer same-day appointments and treatment starts for your convenience. You may also click here to use our online scheduling form. We look forward to helping you achieve your happiest, healthiest smile!
As one of the premier orthodontic practices in Albuquerque, NM, our doctor and team at ABQ Orthodontics also provide 5-star orthodontic care to patients from Rio Rancho, Los Lunas, Bernalillo, Edgewood, Moriarty, Belen, & Socorro, NM, and Surrounding Areas.