It’s Never Too Late to Love Your Smile

Orthodontic treatment is no longer just for teens: the American Association of Orthodontists states that one in five orthodontic patients is over the age of 21.

Orthodontics for adults is more common than you think ! Many adults are choosing to receive treatment because they understand the importance of maintaining their health and want to feel better about their appearance. Adults everywhere are seeking out orthodontic care, and now you can too.

Why Adult Orthodontics?

Adults makeup about one in every four orthodontic patients in our Lynchburg office and read on to find out why.


Smile With Confidence

Adults feel a desire for a healthier mouth and a more confident smile, and orthodontic treatment can help correct crooked teeth or spaces that you’ve been self-conscious about for years.

Orthodontic treatment at Bates Family Orthodontics can give you the confidence and pride that come with straight teeth and a great smile.


Correct Shifted Teeth

Believe it or not, your teeth don’t stop moving in adolescence. Teeth that seemed straight and aligned in youth could have shifted later in life, causing teeth to fit together incorrectly.

Teeth that seemed straight and aligned in your youth can shift later in life, disrupting your bite.


Improve Dental Health

Straighter teeth are easier to brush and floss, which we know is important to keeping that smile looking fabulous.

Improper tooth positioning can also lead to difficulty chewing (i.e. open bite) or increased tooth wear.

FAQs About Adult Orthodontics

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Let's talk about your orthodontic options and develop a treatment plan customized to your needs and smile goals.