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Who Can Benefit From Orthodontics? | NAY orthodontics

At Nay Orthodontics, we provide treatment to realign smiles for patients of all ages. The truth is, kids, teens, and adults can all enjoy the benefits of orthodontics. It’s never too late or too early to think about what an orthodontist can do for your health and appearance. Dr. Nay considers patient education to be an important part of the process, which includes explaining the benefits of orthodontics for varying age groups.

The Advantages of Orthodontics for Kids in Morrisville

With any health treatment, prevention is key. Catching an issue early or providing preemptive treatment to avoid problems is essential when it comes to orthodontics. As children don’t often develop perfectly aligned teeth, special orthodontic appliances in childhood can help coax teeth into the right positions, to either eliminate the need for full braces later or significantly minimize the time needed to achieve the ideal correction with braces.

Orthodontic appliances can even hold space for permanent teeth to move in after baby teeth have fallen out, preventing shifting and crowding. Braces for kids are the best way to set the stage for a healthy smile later in life.

What are the Benefits of Teen Braces?

This is the age and stage when most patients are recommended braces to treat dental crowding and gaps between teeth. In kids’ teenage years, their permanent teeth have come in and are ready to be realigned for best dental function and appearance. For many teens, this is a rite of passage and is an experience they share with many of their peers. While some patients don’t relish the thought of braces in their teens, It’s much easier to complete orthodontic treatment during these years than during adulthood.

With full metal braces provided in teenage years, severe dental problems can be corrected so patients can enjoy straight and beautiful smiles into their adolescence and young adulthood.

Adults Can Benefit from Orthodontics Too

While there may be fewer 30 or 40-somethings wearing braces compared to teenagers, there are plenty of reasons to choose braces as an adult. It can be hard to feel confident in personal and professional settings if teeth are crooked and draw attention away from the rest of your features. When teeth are crowded over one another, it’s also difficult to thoroughly clean between them, which can cause and aggravate gum inflammation, the precursor to periodontal disease.

Adults have discreet, cosmetic options to choose from to make their treatment as inconspicuous as possible. With Dr. Nay’s help, you can have a confident and beautiful new smile that allows you to look your best.

Learn More about What Braces Can do for You – Contact Dr. Nay

If you are wondering how you can benefit from braces, contact Dr. Nay’s Morrisville orthodontic office to learn more about your options and how we can help you. We look forward to helping every member of your family enjoy the most possible benefits from treatment. 


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