Lucio H. Kim DDS

How long do braces take to straighten teeth for adults?

Braces can take several months to two years to straighten adult teeth. However, cosmetic braces that concentrate only on the smile line can be completed in six short months.

Your Glendale, CA, dentist can give you a definite timeframe at your initial consultation. The length of treatment for complex or full-mouth orthodontics is always based on the complexity of your orthodontic issues.

Orthodontic Options in Glendale

We offer various adult orthodontic options to address individual needs and are always happy to answer your questions.

  • Inman Aligners—This system is like Invisalign clear aligners.
  • Powerprox Six Month Braces—These braces only correct the teeth that show when you smile.

After orthodontics, your dentist supplies you with a custom dental retainer. You wear this retainer at night to prevent your teeth from shifting back into their old positions. It is a way to protect a preserve your new smile alignment.

Contact Us for Adult Braces in Glendale, CA

It’s never too late to enjoy your dream smile. Additionally, orthodontic treatment promotes better oral health. To learn more or arrange a consultation with the dentist, we encourage you to reach out today to a helpful team member. And don’t forget to ask about our exclusive in-house payment plans and CareCredit.

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