Are You Worried About Starting Orthodontic Work As An Adult?

There are certain milestones that are associated with childhood. When it comes to dental care, people often assume that anyone who needs orthodontic work should receive it as a child, typically during their tween or teen years. However, this can be a misguided assumption for more than one reason. Sometimes, people simply never enjoyed the chance to straighten their teeth as kids. Others went through an adjustment earlier in life, but now need treatment again because their teeth shifted after orthodontic care. If you have an interest in orthodontic work, but want to have the most discreet treatment experience possible, talk to your Prairie Village, KS dentist’s office about MTM Clear Aligners!

MTM Clear Aligners Make Orthodontic Work Easier For Adults

For image-conscious adults, and those who are worried about how orthodontic appliances can intrude on a person’s daily life, MTM Clear Aligners can offer exciting benefits. One “clear” advantage to these appliances over traditional braces is that they are made with clear plastic, which makes them difficult to see. You can also be happy to know that they are easy for you to take out when you want them out – this means no awkward experiences while trying to eat, or clean your teeth. One special advantage for users of MTM aligners is that the adjustment can take less time overall, so you may be done with your correction in as little as three to six months!

Wearing Your Aligners In Professional And Social Environments

Because you can take out MTM aligners whenever you want, you may feel tempted to take them out before an important work meeting, or before a social outing. You should be cautious about this, as leaving your aligners off for too long can slow down your progress. Because these appliances are so difficult to see, you can feel good about the way you look even as you have them in place. That means you can continue to straighten your smile, even in these settings!

Your Treatment Offers More Than Just A Better Smile

The benefits of orthodontic work with MTM Clear Aligners cover more than just matters related to the way you look. When you fix problems with gaps and overlaps, you make it easier for you to bite and chew with a proper bite alignment. This reduces pressure on your jaw joints, which in turn reduces the kind of stress that can lead to TMJ dysfunction. You can also find out that by straightening your teeth, you have actually improved you natural cavity defense! This is thanks to the correction of overlaps, which can allow plaque and harmful bacteria to gather.

Talk To Dr. Browne About Starting Orthodontic Work

Dr. Browne is ready to talk to you about using MTM Clear Aligners to straighten your smile! If you have questions about this treatment, or any other service that we provide, please contact our office today at (913) 901-8585.