Adult orthodontics:What options are there?

Written by: Abelardo Fonte
Edited by: Top Doctors®

Not long ago orthodontic treatment seemed somewhat limited to children and adolescents but more and more adults who come to the clinic seeking orthodontic rating.

The reasons are exactly the same for all patients regardless of age:malocclusions, crowding, periodontal problems, joint problems, etc., if it is true that in adults there is a great demand for orthodontic treatment for lost parts who want to be replenished with prostheses or implants and by the time they have been without those pieces and movement of adjacent teeth, that rehabilitation requires prior orthodontics.

Orthodontics in adults:¿How to choose the most appropriate treatment


Current Orthodontics offers a wide range of possibilities for adult patients. Continued progress in this field makes patients have the ability to access more and more aesthetic and discreet treatment, which is the main demand for this group of population.

It is the specialist in orthodontics which should guide the patient about what the individual needs of each, the problems that must be corrected and the type most appropriate treatment in each case.

Patients with crowns:¿orthodontics can be performed


Of course, if. The only difference is the technique of adhesion, which is different whether it 's own tooth enamel or ceramic crowns.

Think that the crowns are but a reinforcement of the tooth crown and root of the tooth in many cases remains intact. Orthodontics not only moves the tooth crown, but can move the tooth mass, ie crown and root and in that sense, it is entirely possible to move teeth with composites, crowns, etc.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Abelardo Fonte

Abelardo Fonte is a renowned specialist in the field of the invisible and member of various national and international associations active Orthodontics. His dedication is not limited to the practice of orthodontics, as it is also a frequent speaker and writer of numerous articles in magazines and leading publications.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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