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Lucio H. Kim DDS
Providing the best dental care for Glendale, CA

How long do you have to wear braces to straighten your teeth?

Man with braces | Dentist Glendale CAThis is one of the most common questions we hear from orthodontic patients! If you’re a busy adult who’s thinking about orthodontic treatment, of course you want to know just how much and for how long it’s going to impact your life!

Book a Consultation to Know Your Exact Case

Unfortunately, until we meet with you, it’s hard to say with any accuracy how long your treatment will take. Keep in mind that every adult in who has orthodontic treatment starts with unique needs. It is only during the planning stage that Dr. Lucio Kim will be able to tell you generally how long he predicts your treatment will last.

But both our adult orthodontic systems are designed to move your teeth as quickly as possible. For some people, treatment with Inman Aligners can take as little as six weeks and PowerProx Six Month aligners reliably take about six months.

Orthodontic Consultations in Glendale 

The only way to know how long your treatment might last is by arranging an appointment with Dr. Kim. He will evaluate your needs and recommend the approach that will achieve the best outcome in the shortest amount of time.

If you would like to learn more about how Glendale orthodontics can transform your life, please call our office to arrange a consultation. 

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