Orthodontics for Adults

Orthodontics for AdultsOrthodontic treatments have been implemented on an increasing number of adults along with the advances in the techniques developed to mobilize teeth. Complex irregularities have usually been defined on young individuals and the necessary treatments have been applied accordingly. 

The increased public awareness related to the benefits of a healthy closing bite and the developments in biomechanics has gradually increased the demand in adult orthodontic treatments.  

90% of adult treatments are made for the purpose of correcting appearance. Graf states this ratio as 2/3. What drives patients to receive orthodontic treatments in adulthood is without doubt their conscious efforts to be healthy and have a healthy appearance.  

Treatment of these patients can be categorized under three headings.
Reducing stress.
Reducing the patients' response to stress.
Improving the factors effecting the efficiency of patients' bites.