"It was unheard of for adults to get braces. Now, about 50% of my patients are adults. It's definitely our fastest growing segment." Atlanta's Elizabeth Stearns got her braces at age Getting braces as an adult is very common. The Seton Hill University Center for Orthodontics estimates that 20 to 25 percent of orthodontics patients are adults. The procedure for adult braces before and after is similar to that of children, but if you're new to it, here's what you can expect when your braces finally come off.
How long you'll need to wear braces depends on the type you get and what you're trying to fix. The length of time ranges from 12 to 44 months. "Adult teeth . Adults and braces Adults are embracing orthodontia like never before. A survey by the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) showed that the rate of .