“Am I a good candidate for braces?” That’s a question that more and more people are asking themselves. Teeth straightening can be a daunting task. Many adults believe that the time for braces is behind them, and they are stuck with the smile they have. Younger people may be put off by the dreaded metal-mouth.
If you think that you could benefit from having straighter teeth, then the easy answer to whether you are a good candidate is “Yes”. With more options than ever before, people of all ages can discuss every alternative with their orthodontist to find the right solution. All ranges of malocclusion, mild to extreme, can be addressed by braces. If you are reading this material, then you already have teeth straightening on your mind. Most orthodontists will provide a free consultation; take advantage of this option to speak with a professional about what you’d like to accomplish and what your concerns may be.
There are several points to consider before undertaking all of this.