adult orthodonticsFaced with crooked/crowded teeth and/or bite problems that detract from their appearance and increase the potential for gum disease and possible tooth loss, more American adults are choosing to undergo orthodontic treatment . The number of U.S. adults wearing orthodontic appliances currently stands at about 1.2 million, or 20 percent of the 5.9 million orthodontic patients nationwide, according to the American Association of Orthodontists. This number compares with 875,000 adult patients in 1989. Just as American adult patients have increasingly embraced plastic surgery in recent years, more grown-ups are coming to see orthodontic treatment as an investment in themselves and their health. It is never too late to correct tooth and bite problems that diminish quality of life and happiness.

Please call (540)898-7211 to schedule a free orthodontic consultation. We recognize that every patient has different needs, and we pride ourselves on the courteous service we give each person who walks through our doors. Our priority is to provide you with the highest quality orthodontic care in a friendly, comfortable environment. Fredericksburg Orthodontics & Invisalign Center is located at 10618 Spotsylvania Ave. (Lee’s Hill Center on Rt. 1 South). Office hours are Monday through Friday with evening appointments available.

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One of the biggest factors in determining the long-term success of orthodontic treatment is the commitment to wear a post-treatment retainer that holds teeth in their corrected positions.