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Did you know that the number of adults investing in clear aligners has risen by 177% in recent years, with many celebrities getting on board?
That’s right — braces are no longer just for awkward teens.
Invisalign clear aligners are designed to be discreet and effective, so nobody needs to know that you’re wearing aligners — unless you tell them!
Braces for adults can straighten crooked teeth to increase your confidence, prevent the health issues that misaligned teeth can create, and resolve headaches and facial pain.
Keep reading to find out exactly why you might need adult orthodontics.
It’s been proven that smiling with confidence makes you better at flirting, regardless of the way you look.
Pretty cool, right?
However, it can be hard to smile confidently if your teeth are crooked, wonky, or misaligned. You might feel insecure or low on self-esteem.
Investing in Invisalign aligners for adults is a great way to get your smile looking perfectly straight, meaning you’ll no longer have to stress about smiling in photos or talking with new people.
Adult orthodontics could be the first step towards a new, confident you.
When your teeth aren’t aligned properly, it’s more difficult to keep your mouth clean and healthy.
Food, plaque, and debris can build up in the spaces between your teeth, leading to bad breath, gum disease, and tooth decay.
No matter how well you brush and floss your teeth, it’s tricky to keep them in good condition, and you might suffer from serious dental health problems.
Wearing adult braces to straighten out your teeth is the best way to ensure they stay healthy. Once your teeth are aligned properly, you’ll have no issue keeping them clean, reducing the risk of issues.
Do you get regular headaches or jaw pains? Do you experience annoying facial aches?
Crooked or misaligned teeth could be to blame.
When your teeth are overcrowded or wonky, they can put pressure on your jaw. This creates pain which can spread to the face, neck, and ears.
You might also suffer from Temporomandibular joint dysfunction, which limit the movement of your jaw.
Your orthodontist will X-ray your jaw and identify what’s causing the problem. They’ll then create custom aligners to realign your teeth and relieve the pressure or recommend the correct treatment.
Don’t suffer aches and pains in silence — adult braces can help.
Keen to get the benefits of Orthodontics, but not sure about actually wearing braces?
Luckily, with clear Invisalign aligners, you won’t have to share your tooth-straightening journey with the world.
The aligners are designed to be as inconspicuous as possible, and they can be removed when you’re brushing, flossing or eating.
You’ll notice a difference very quickly, and your aligners will be designed and delivered to cause rapid micro movement of your teeth, so the fit stays comfortable and effective.
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Dr. Alexa Alborzi is a certified orthodontic specialist providing comprehensive orthodontic care for the children, teens, and adults of San Mateo and Half Moon Bay. Dr. Alborzi earned her BA. degree in Biochemistry from University of California, Berkeley was trained at University of California San Francisco, School of Dentistry. Dr. Alborzi has served as a respected professor at the University of San Francisco, School of Dentistry for over fourteen years. Additionally, Dr. Alborzi was voted by her community in 2019 as the Bay Area Best of the Best.