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Why More Adults Are Getting Orthodontic Treatment

Why More Adults Are Getting Orthodontic Treatment

It’s never too late to start your smile journey with orthodontic treatment! While you may associate Invisalign and braces with children and teens, the truth is that many of our patients are adults. But why are more people seeking braces in adulthood?

Learn more about orthodontic treatment for adults and see how upgrading your smile boosts your confidence and your health. Schedule a free exam with Lund Orthodontics today!

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Popularity: Braces in Adulthood

The stigma against orthodontic treatment is decreasing, making it more popular among adults of all ages. People who once felt that they were too old for braces or Invisalign are seeking a straighter smile. We even see adult patients over 50 getting the benefits of orthodontic treatment!

Health Benefits: Orthodontic Treatment For Adults

A common misconception about braces is that people get them for purely aesthetic reasons. But the truth is, an aligned bite has many benefits to your health! Bite misalignments like overbites, underbites, and crowded or crooked teeth can attract plaque, increasing your risk for gum disease and tooth decay. Plus, these misalignments can cause chronic headaches, increased risk of oral injury, or issues with chewing and speaking.

If you are dealing with any of these issues now, orthodontic treatment can help you avoid costly dental procedures later! Many adults find that their dental health has drastically improved after getting orthodontic care.

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More Orthodontic Care Options

Gone are the days of clunky metal braces! New orthodontic technology has made orthodontic treatment easier than ever. With options like Invisalign clear aligners, self-ligating braces, clear braces, and classic metal braces, your smile potential is limitless. We have types of orthodontic treatment for every need and lifestyle.

Affordability of Adult Braces

We understand that the idea of paying for orthodontic treatment can feel intimidating for many adults. Since every patient is unique, the comprehensive cost of orthodontic care is different for every patient, and the only way to know its true cost is to schedule a free consultation with us

At Lund Orthodontics, we want treatment to be accessible to all of our patients. That’s why we offer in-office financing, 0% interest payment plans, and no minimum down payment. We can work with you to find a treatment that works for your budget!

Aesthetics: Improving Your Look With Orthodontics

While better long-term health is a major perk of orthodontic treatment, the aesthetic benefit of orthodontic treatment can be life-changing! A straight smile can make you feel more confident in day-to-day life. Whether you’re crushing it in that business meeting, or laughing with friends at a dinner party, an aligned bite helps you enjoy even more smiles.

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Video Calls and Orthodontics: The Zoom Boom

The COVID-19 pandemic has made a profound impact on our daily lives and has especially contributed to the increased use of video chat platforms like Zoom. Whether you’re using these platforms for a company meeting or to catch up with friends, many adults report feeling insecure about their appearance on video.

Adult orthodontics was already rising in popularity before 2020–but with the “Zoom Boom”, more adults have been seeking orthodontic care than ever before. We’ve heard many adult patients say that they feel much more confident on camera!

Schedule a Free Consultation in Lake Stevens, Kirkland, Snohomish, and Smokey Point

Anyone can get the perks of a straight smile with orthodontic treatment for adults! Whether you’re looking for Invisalign or braces, there are many ways to get the smile you’ve been dreaming of.

If you’re in the Lake Stevens, Kirkland, or Snohomish area, it’s never been a better time to upgrade your smile. Schedule a free exam with us today!

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