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The American Association of Orthodontists recommends orthodontic treatment for Adults, when appropriate, in conjunction with regular dental care.


Why Correction of Orthodontic Problems in Adults is Important

  • Can help prevent or improve periodontal problems
  • Can help prevent or reduce further bone loss around teeth
  • Improves ability of the dentist to restore missing teeth
  • Improves aesthetics for a better smile and facial appearance
  • Improves function of teeth
  • Improves self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Improves oral health

Orthodontic Problems to Watch for in Adults

Malocclusion, some of which are illustrated below, may be improved by orthodontic treatment.  Final treatment decisions should be made in consultation with orthodontic specialist.  Call 718-268-3666 or email to schedule your free orthodontic consultation with our orthodontist, Dr. Brian Lee, Forest Hills Top Orthodontist

Problems to Watch for in Adults adult Orthodontic Problems to Watch for in Adults PTWF adults MLMS hl 1 002

  • Anterior Crossbite
  • Spacing
  • Crowding
  • Openbite
  • Protrusion
  • Impacted / tipped / missing teeth
  • Periodontal Problems
  • Tooth wear / Bruxism
  • Deep bite
  • Class II
  • Vertical Problems
  • Class III

Treatment Options

  • Invsalign – clear alners to straighten teeth
  • Clear Braces – works like traditional braces, but clear!
  • Metal Braces – traditional choice of treatment option.  Can have colors over your braces
  • Orthodontic Surgery – for patients who have jaw discrepancy

Treatment Benefits


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