Adult Treatment


Adult orthodontic treatment.At Dunn & Schreiber Orthodontics, we're proud to provide high-quality orthodontic care to patients of all ages in the Millbrook, Wetumpka, and Montgomery, AL areas. Our orthodontists and highly trained staff work hard to get to know every patient on an individual level, designing highly personalized treatment plans that perfectly suit each patient's unique orthodontic needs and lifestyle.

We strive to make treatment as effective and convenient as possible – for socially-minded teenagers and busy adult professionals alike.

It's Never Too Late

Despite what you may have heard, healthy teeth can be moved at any age; so there's no such thing as being "too old" for braces. These days more and more adults are discovering the magic of orthodontic treatment, and it's little wonder why. A new smile provides a boost in confidence, happiness, and self-esteem that radiates through every aspect of personal and professional life, making everything from a neighborhood barbecue to a big presentation at work easier. And with new advancements in orthodontic treatment, getting a beautiful new smile has never been simpler. Modern braces are lighter, more attractive, and more comfortable than ever before, and revolutionary treatment alternatives like Invisalign offer virtually invisible ways to achieve a new smile.

Types of Orthodontic Treatment

In the past, metal braces were the only way to move teeth, but those days are gone. Today, braces are easier than ever to wear, and a plethora of treatment alternatives exist to make getting a new smile a much more convenient process. At Dunn & Schreiber Orthodontics, we’re proud to offer a wide variety of orthodontic treatment options, including:

  • Traditional Metal Braces.Traditional Metal Braces: Metal braces are what most people think of when they hear the word "braces." These braces rely on a series of metal brackets and wires to slowly shift teeth into position. Despite many orthodontic innovations, metal braces remain the most popular service offered by our Millbrook, Wetumpka, and Montgomery offices. Additionally, metal braces are now thinner and more comfortable than ever.
  • Clear Orthodontic Aligners.Clear Braces: Clear braces utilize the same fundamental components as traditional metal braces, but, instead of metal, the brackets are made from a clear composite material. This allows the braces to better blend in with your teeth, making them less noticeable.
  • Invisalign: Invisalign does away with brackets and wires altogether. This system uses a series of clear, removable trays called aligners to straighten teeth. Aligners can be popped in and out to eat, drink, brush your teeth, and floss. Plus, Invisalign aligners are virtually invisible when worn, so no one needs to know you're straightening your teeth.

Post-Treatment Care

When you get your braces off we know you'll be excited, but you're not quite out of the woods yet. While your teeth have moved to new positions, the ligaments, bones, and tissues supporting them have yet to adapt to their new placement. Left alone, they'll just migrate back to their old positions—erasing your hard work! That’s why when your braces come off we'll fit you with a retainer that will protect your new smile and ensure you can enjoy it for years to come. Your orthodontist will give you detailed instructions about wearing and caring for your retainer when it is prescribed to you. 

Contact Your Orthodontist

There's never been a better time for a new smile and a new, happier you—and it's only a consultation away. To find out how orthodontic treatment can improve your smile and life, just give us a call at (334) 270-1044 or request your consultation at our Wetumpka, Millbrook, or Montgomery, AL office using our easy online form. We can’t wait to help you build a better smile!

 

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