Gilbert Orthodontics specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of patients of all ages

You heard it right, ortho treatment is for adults too! Our board-certified orthodontist, Dr. Josh Gilbert, will assess your orthodontic concerns and discuss how our many treatment options can help with your aesthetic goals and needs.

Why Straighten Your Teeth as an Adult?

Orthodontic treatment is not limited to children and teenagers; it can also be beneficial for adults.

Here are some reasons why adults may consider orthodontic treatment:

Many adults seek orthodontic treatment to improve the appearance of their smile. Crooked or misaligned teeth can affect self-confidence and how a person feels about their overall appearance.

Orthodontic treatment can help align teeth, close gaps, and correct overcrowding, resulting in a more aesthetically pleasing smile.

Orthodontic treatment can have positive impacts on oral health for adults. Misaligned teeth can contribute to difficulties in cleaning the teeth properly, leading to a higher risk of tooth decay, gum disease, and other oral health issues.

By aligning the teeth, orthodontic treatment can improve oral hygiene, making it easier to brush and floss effectively.

Adults may experience issues with their bite, such as an overbite, underbite, crossbite, or open bite. These bite problems can lead to discomfort, jaw pain, headaches, and even problems with speaking and chewing.

Orthodontic treatment can help align the jaws and correct these bite issues, improving overall oral function and comfort.

Orthodontic treatment can help address underlying dental issues that, if left untreated, could lead to more severe problems in the future.

Straightening the teeth and correcting misalignments can help reduce the risk of dental wear, tooth damage, and potential tooth loss as a person ages.

The field of orthodontics has seen significant advancements in recent years, including the development of more discreet treatment options such as clear aligners.

These options provide adults with more choices and flexibility when it comes to orthodontic treatment, making it a more appealing option for many.

Treatment Options for Adults

traditional braces

Traditional or “metal” braces have been used for decades and are a proven method for correcting a wide range of orthodontic issues.

They can effectively address problems such as crooked teeth, crowded teeth, gaps, and bite alignment.

Clear Braces

We offer two types of clear braces options at Gilbert Orthodontics including GC Chic ceramic braces and the Lightforce clear braces system.

clear aligners

We offer three types of clear aligner options at Gilbert Orthodontics including Invisalign, Spark and our in-house GO SMILE custom aligners.

Our Treatment Process