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Can braces correct malocclusion in adults?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. S. Jay Bowman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes - depends

Most adults present for braces to improve their smiles.
A great new smile provides so many benefits. They may also enter orthodontic treatment to improve the health of their bite or to prepare teeth for needed dental work. In other words, braces absolutely correct malocclusions of adults.

In brief: Yes - depends

Most adults present for braces to improve their smiles.
A great new smile provides so many benefits. They may also enter orthodontic treatment to improve the health of their bite or to prepare teeth for needed dental work. In other words, braces absolutely correct malocclusions of adults.
Dr. S. Jay Bowman
Dr. S. Jay Bowman
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes.

That's their usual purpose.

In brief: Yes.

That's their usual purpose.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Hilary Baskin
Dentistry - Orthodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

We do it all the time!

In brief: Yes

We do it all the time!
Dr. Hilary Baskin
Dr. Hilary Baskin
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics

In brief: Absolutely

Takes a bit longeer in adults, but a qualified orthodontic specialists can do wonders for you.
Go for an initial examination (usually complimentary or minimal fee) to get answers individualized to your treatment requirements. Almost a full 1/3 of all orthodontic patients today are adults. When my adult patients get their braces off they say, "i don't know why i didn't do this years ago.".

In brief: Absolutely

Takes a bit longeer in adults, but a qualified orthodontic specialists can do wonders for you.
Go for an initial examination (usually complimentary or minimal fee) to get answers individualized to your treatment requirements. Almost a full 1/3 of all orthodontic patients today are adults. When my adult patients get their braces off they say, "i don't know why i didn't do this years ago.".
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. Shawn Murray
Dentistry

In brief: Braces

Yes. Maloclussions can be corrected at any age.
Some maloclussions can be prevented if treated early but all can be fixed later. Best to do it earlier but it's never too late and it will be worth it.

In brief: Braces

Yes. Maloclussions can be corrected at any age.
Some maloclussions can be prevented if treated early but all can be fixed later. Best to do it earlier but it's never too late and it will be worth it.
Dr. Shawn Murray
Dr. Shawn Murray
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