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Contrary to what many people believe, orthodontics isn't for just kids and teenagers. The American Association of Orthodontists determines that one in four orthodontic patients is an adult. Many adults have become aware of how vital dental health is and the long-term harmful effects of what misaligned teeth can provide. Moreover, adult orthodontics can help you smile a bit brighter with more confidence.

What You Should Know about Orthodontic Braces

Over the years, orthodontic treatment has advanced by leaps and bounds. The development of invisible dental braces or clear dental aligners allows adults to get more comfortable and less noticeable treatments.

Dr. Ross Johnson from Orthodontics Of The Black Hills can offer you multiple orthodontic treatment options that can reduce the appearance of any orthodontic treatment appliance to fit your lifestyle and schedule. He can also recommend proper care techniques to keep you safe from the risk of future dental issues.

Adult orthodontic treatment may take slightly longer than treatments for teenagers and children since adults' bones are much denser and more mature. However, the comfort and concealment options have increased, making the decision to receive orthodontic treatment much easier. Considering orthodontics with us might be a great idea if you are struggling with the following:

  • Abnormal jaw pain caused by crooked teeth.
  • A bad bite causing malocclusion.
  • Crowded teeth or gaps between the teeth causing tooth decay or gum disease.
  • The desire for a healthier set of teeth with a more confident smile.
  • Broken or rapidly wearing teeth due to misalignment.

Considerations For Orthodontic Appliances or Dental Braces

Many adults have a mental image of tightened metal braces affixed to their teeth that will affect their appearance for many years. This is often an image that is both discouraging and scary. However, traditional dental braces should be no cause for worry. With advanced orthodontic treatments, we can provide you with various treatment options that address dental problems and fit well with your lifestyle.

The types of braces Orthodontics Of The Black Hills can offer clients are:

  • Traditional Metal Braces
  • Ceramic Braces
  • Hidden or Lingual Braces
  • Self-Litigating Braces
  • Clear Aligners or Invisible Dental Braces

Can't Figure Out if You Need Dental Braces Treatment or Not?

Dr. Ross Johnson prides himself on establishing a personalized dental care service that puts the well-being and privacy of the patients at the forefront. With Orthodontics Of The Black Hills, you can rest assured that your comfort and health will always come first.

Whether you require clear aligners or want invisible dental braces for misaligned teeth, get in touch with Dr. Ross Johnson today with your concerns. He is an experienced orthodontist who takes the time to understand the dental problems you may be dealing with and suggest viable and accessible orthodontic treatment options.

Dr. Johnson is also experienced in TMJ treatments and has provided invaluable treatment for adults suffering from chronic headaches, migraine, jaw muscle pain, jaw disorders, and other jaw-related issues. To get in touch with Orthodontics Of The Black Hills, call or email us to book an appointment. We are conveniently located in Rapid City, SD and provide orthodontic braces to patients living in the Black Hills, Western South Dakota, and beyond.


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