A 37-year-old male asked:
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please share an interesting fact about getting straight teeth.

29 doctor answers
Dr. Robert Devin
47 years experience Dentistry
Ignore: Even adults can benefit from straighter teeth. I a dds had my finished just after my 64th birthday.
Answered on Mar 26, 2016
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Dr. John DeWolf
Dr. John DeWolf commented
40 years experience Dentistry
My first adult ortho patient was in her 70s many years ago. At the end of treatment her comment? "I wish I did this 50 years ago" #nevertoolate
Mar 26, 2016
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dr. Kevin Nail commented
11 years experience Dentistry
Agreed...straight teeth and a brighter smile are great for the old Self esteem
Nov 14, 2014
Dr. David Mjos
44 years experience Dentistry
Ignore: If you aren't born with straight teeth=orthodontics can make them straight. No other way!
Answered on Nov 4, 2014
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Ignore: Properly aligned teeth give you a beautiful smile, one that speaks without words....
Answered on May 8, 2015
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Dr. Thomas Yash
46 years experience Dentistry
Ignore: Having straight teeth makes it much easier to keep them clean, less likely to have gum disease.
Answered on Jun 17, 2018
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Dr. John Calvert
36 years experience Dentistry
Ignore: Straight teeth is easier than most people think with the advances in orthodontics and invisalign.
Answered on Oct 22, 2017
Dr. Joseph Kim
26 years experience Dentistry
Ignore: It's about alignment. A table with 4 legs straight legs means nothing if they don't touch evenly.
Answered on Jul 30, 2014
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Dr. Ralph Becker
35 years experience Dentistry
Ignore: Ask about Six Months Smile.
Answered on May 24, 2014
Dr. I. Jay Freedman
43 years experience Dentistry
Teeth: Teeth can be straightened at any age as long as the teeth and gums are healthy!
Answered on Jul 12, 2014
Dr. Russell Chin
45 years experience Dentistry
Ignore: You're never too old to start to get the smile you always wished you could have. Be bold and get it.
Answered on Jul 19, 2014
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
See: See an Orthodontic Specialist rather than Generalist for most sophisticated Orthodontic Care.
Answered on Jul 27, 2014
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
No: No age restriction. Orthodontic Specialists treat Children, Tweens, Teens, and Adults.
Answered on Jul 27, 2014
Dr. William Winget
19 years experience Dentistry
Ignore: Straight teeth can be easier to clean, improve oral health, self esteem, and make people smile!
Answered on Aug 12, 2014
Dr. Gregory Weathers
48 years experience General Practice
Ignore: Straighter teeth can really improve your self-esteem & make it easier to keep them clean & healthy.
Answered on Oct 17, 2014
Dr. Kevin Nail
11 years experience Dentistry
Ignore: Getting straight teeth is as easy as a simply consultation with your orthodontist or dentist.
Answered on Nov 14, 2014
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
51 years experience Dentistry
Ignore: Look at your smile...everybody else does!
Answered on Dec 8, 2014
Dr. Mark Carl
Dr. Mark Carl answered
38 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Ignore: A device called Acceledent used with Invisalign or braces can shorten treatment by 30 to 50 percent.
Answered on Feb 10, 2015
Dr. David Nutter
45 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Ignore: Don't want standard braces? May an Invisalign approach could be helpful! See your orthodontist.
Answered on Feb 17, 2015
Dr. Gary Alder
47 years experience Dentistry
Ignore: You will look, feel and be more healthy and your teeth will last longer and be easier to care for.
Answered on Feb 22, 2015
Dr. Robert Landman
32 years experience Dentistry
Ignore: While being esthetically pleasing, straighter teeth are easier to keep clean and maintain gum health.
Answered on Mar 5, 2015
Dr. Robert Landman
32 years experience Dentistry
Ignore: Straight teeth are visually pleasing and easier to keep clean, along with maintaining gum health '.
Answered on Mar 5, 2015
Dr. Daniel Vinograd
43 years experience Dentistry
Ignore: Invisalign and Clear Correct are invisible braces companies. Trays of both companies have no BPA's.
Answered on Mar 6, 2015
Dr. Joy Poskozim
Specializes in Dentistry
Ignore: Invisilign takes longer because it is plastic & not worn all the time. Braces can take less time.
Answered on Mar 12, 2015
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Dr. Mohammed Parvez
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Ignore: Oral hygiene is a must.
Answered on Apr 19, 2016
Dr. Orly Hendizadeh
13 years experience Dentistry
Ignore: Straight teeth are much easier for you to clean, thus decreasing your chances of cavities.
Answered on May 8, 2015
Dr. Aalam Samsavar
35 years experience Dentistry
Ignore: There are two ways to get straight teeth, either orthodontics the other is cosmetic dentistry.
Answered on May 26, 2015
Dr. Elton Behner
37 years experience Dentistry
Ignore: It is never too late to set them straight!
Answered on Oct 7, 2015
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
19 years experience Dentistry
Ignore: With newer Invisalign techniques you can have your teeth straight without braces!
Answered on Jun 10, 2017
Dr. Scott Terry
29 years experience Dentistry
Ignore: Orthodontic treatment can be done at practically any age. I am a dentist and I got my braces @ 40.
Answered on May 31, 2017
Dr. Robert Mokbel
42 years experience Dentistry
Ignore: Must wear clear ortho retainers at least 22 hours per day.
Answered on Nov 19, 2018

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