Many teenagers need braces, but more and more adults are choosing for orthodontic treatment as well for either medical or aesthetic reasons. An investment in straightening your teeth and all of its benefits will last you a lifetime, because orthodontics offers many health benefits in addition to straight teeth and a beautiful smile. If you would like to learn more about this, read the blog ‘Why choose braces later in life’.
Do-it-yourself braces: a trend that has blown over from America. Suppliers of do-it-yourself aligners promise you straight teeth in no time, without a visit to the dentist or orthodontist and at a reasonable price. Who wouldn’t want that? But unfortunately, you guessed it: this story is too good to be true.
We are sure we no longer need to tell you how important good oral hygiene is. It is also important to clean your aligners properly! During the treatment, aligners are part of your mouth, on which plaque with bacteria forms, just like on your teeth. That's why it's important to include the aligners in your daily routine for a healthy mouth.
More and more adults choose to have their teeth straightened, after all, you are never too old for braces and a nice new smile! In recent years, the demand for braces treatment among adults has increased considerably. Within orthodontics, enormous technical developments have taken place in recent decades. This has ensured that it is never too late to have something done about the position of your teeth.