Even when you’re a grown-up, it’s never too late to perfect your smile. Adults have a variety of options and things to consider.
Book an appointment with your orthodontist to find out if you’re a good candidate for braces. They can tell you if braces are the best option for your issue, and which braces are perfect for your case.
Traditional metal braces will likely be the less expensive option, but there are other choices that are more costly and invisible. You can look into clear ceramic braces, which are still worn on the front of teeth, but in the color of your teeth. Lingual braces have brackets on the back of teeth instead of the front, keeping them invisible. Clear Aligners that are also removable for eating and brushing.
Treatment for adults typically takes longer than it does for children. On average, most adults will wear braces from a year and a half to three years. Like children, adults may have to wear a retainer for some time after the braces are removed.