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Which Orthodontic Option Best Matches Your Lifestyle?

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These days it’s common for adults to have orthodontic treatment. There are so many options that don’t involve wearing metal braces for years, so if you’re thinking about straightening your smile, there was never a better time to do it!

Orthodontics Improve Your Oral Health

Most adults seek orthodontics because they want a more attractive smile. But fixing tooth misalignments also has oral health benefits. Crooked or crowded teeth can hurt and lead to bite problems and even TMJ. Most importantly, it’s very difficult to perform effective oral hygiene with misaligned teeth, which can result in tooth decay and gum disease.

Treatment Options to Fit Your Lifestyle

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I Want Straighter Teeth. How Can You Help?

Woman with Clear Aligners | Azalea Dental

Did you miss out on braces as a kid? Or did you have orthodontic treatment but neglected to wear your retainer as instructed by your dentist?

Whatever the reason you’re currently dealing with crooked or crowded teeth, you’re not destined to spend years in metal braces. Technology and materials have advanced to the point where you now have discreet treatment options that will straighten your smile without announcing it to the world.

There are several excellent options, so let’s take a look at the short-term orthodontics we offer in Summerville, SC.

Clear Aligners

By now just about everyone knows someone who has had orthodontic treatment with clear aligners. The reason aligners are so popular ...

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3 Ways Adult Orthodontics Help Dramatically Improve Your smile and Your Health!

Young Woman with Clear Braces | Azalea Dental

As an adult, it can be a big decision to seek orthodontic treatment. You may feel that the time to straighten your teeth has passed you by or you don’t have the desire to deal with a long, drawn-out process.

If you’re on the fence, you should know that 21st-century treatment with adult orthodontics removes all the obstacles and inconvenience of traditional braces. Treatments like clear aligners and Six Month Smiles can help you achieve your goals more efficiently and in less time than you thought possible.

Benefits of a Straighter Smile

You may be more interested in improving the esthetics of your smile than correcting complicated bite problems as traditional braces do. ...

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Straight Teeth Look Good at Any Age

Older Woman Smiling | Azalea Dental

Orthodontic treatment has changed dramatically in recent decades. However, many adults think they are past the point in their lives where straightening their crooked teeth makes sense.

But everyone deserves a great smile, regardless of their age. And if you’re thinking, “There’s no way I am going to spend years with a mouth full of metal braces,” you are in luck because today we can help you achieve a straighter smile in a matter of months, not years!

State-of-the-art technology and advances in the materials we use have resulted in new methods for dealing with tooth misalignment in adults. At Azalea Dental, we offer two of the most popular treatments – clear ...

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How Could Adult Orthodontics Help You?

Adult Orthodontics | Azalea Dental

Many adults live with crooked or crowded teeth because they can’t be bothered with involved orthodontic treatment. What they often don’t realize, is that there are treatment options that are designed specifically for the lifestyle of busy, active adults.

The primary motivation for adults to seek orthodontic care is typically to improve the appearance of teeth that show when they smile. Today’s short-term treatments are designed specifically for these patients.

If you are adult, you may be wondering if the investment in time and money is worth it. Here are a few things you should take into account when considering orthodontic treatment.

Your Confidence Soars

You may choose treatment because you want your smile ...

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