What are the options when it comes to braces for adults?

A lot of adults have started investing in orthodontic treatment. Research has shown that more than half of the adult population feels conscious about their teeth. Orthodontic treatment is an alternative for most of the adults who has crooked or broken teeth or uneven bites. 

Some adults find traditional metal braces unappealing. Some are concerned that metal braces would make them more conscious about themselves at their work and their social life. Fortunately, with modern technologies, you have got a wide range of options. There are a lot of suitable treatment options available that can completely fit into your lifestyle. Given below are the options available:

Invisalign or clear aligners

Invisalign or clear braces are one of the most popular options for adults who wish to get orthodontic treatment. These are transparent braces, custom-molded plastic that is placed over the teeth. They are removable. You need to wear them around 20 to 22 hours a day, but you can remove them while eating, brushing, drinking and cleaning the aligners. These are effective, simple and comfortable forms of treatment. 


In these years, braces have changed a lot. These days have gone when your only option was chunky metal braces. Modern braces have various options like tooth-colored or ceramic which are a lot subtler. With advancements in orthodontic technology, braces have now become smaller and more comfortable than before.

Lingual braces

Lingual braces have the same functioning as traditional braces, but they are bonded to the back of the teeth and not the front side of the side. This is truly invisible braces and orthodontic treatment options as they are on the backside of the teeth and nobody will be able to see them.

If you require adult braces treatment, visit us at Nikaeen Orthodontics and get a new, bright and confident smile.

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