Adult braces are more common today than ever before. Why are over 1 million adults in the United States wearing braces? Because they’ve learned that by straightening their teeth and realigning their bite, they can also drastically reduce their headaches, ear aches, jaw pain, gum recession, gum disease, tooth erosion, and more. If you’re ready to have a beautiful smile by getting adult braces, here’s what to expect.
The typical orthodontic treatment usually takes between 12 and 36 months. However, every orthodontist and dentist has a different answer for this question, and times can vary as much as a year or more.