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Ask a Wilkes Barre Dentist about Dental Treatment Options for Adults

Aside from preparing themselves to wear the braces for as long as two years on average, adults who get braces will also have to be ready to make changes in their diet. This entails avoiding foods like nuts, pretzels, and hard candies that have a tendency to get stuck in between the brackets. They also have to be ready to make frequent trips to their orthodontist, as the metal braces will need periodic adjustments. In some cases, braces may make them feel self-conscious.

Fortunately, adults can now go to a reliable dentist in Wilkes-Barre, PA for Invisalign treatment, which is a good alternative to the traditional metal braces. This device is designed to straighten crooked teeth without adults having to look like they have a “metal mouth” since it’s made of clear plastic aligners. Moreover, patients can remove the Invisalign when necessary, and the span of the dental treatment can take as little as one year, and maybe even less for some people.


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