(928) 641-4000
919 12th Place Suite 7 Prescott, AZ 86305

Adult Orthodontics in Prescott

Orthodontic treatment is now for patients of all ages. Adult orthodontics has become more common throughout the years. We offer many different solutions to patients who are now looking for treatment later on in life. If you have any questions about adult orthodontic care, give our office a call today to schedule a free consultation at (928) 641-4000! 

Adult orthodontics can include a wide variety of treatment options that are customized just for you:

  1. Traditional braces– This option is great and effective for correcting complex dental issues.
  2. Ceramic braces– This option is great for a less noticeable look thanks to the tooth-colored brackets.
  3. Lingual braces– This customized option is placed behind the teeth so they can offer a more discreet treatment.
  4. Clear aligners– This option provides the convenience of being removable, and almost invisible option for treatment. This is the most popular thanks to the convenience and aesthetics of the aligners.

Not only does adult orthodontics help with the aesthetics of your smile, but it also helps address functional dental issues like improving bite, reducing wear on the teeth, and improving your overall oral health.

Some adults can face different or unique challenges when it comes to orthodontic treatment such as slower movement of the teeth and possibly some bone density issues. We have the solution with our advancements in orthodontics, we can manage and overcome these obstacles together.

Common Myths

Myth: Orthodontic treatment is only for kids and teens.
Fact: Orthodontic treatment is for patients of all ages, not only just for kids. There is no age limit to who can receive treatment and improve your smile.

Myth: Adult orthodontic treatment takes longer.
Fact: This will depend on your specific treatment plan. However, adult orthodontics can be just as efficient as the ones used to treat children and teens.

Myth: Adult orthodontics is only for cosmetic purposes.
Fact: There are so many benefits to receiving orthodontic care other than aesthetics, they can help improve the function of your oral health which can include improving bite alignment and jaw function.

Adult orthodontics is a great way to improve your smile and overall oral health. If you think that getting orthodontic treatment is best for you, give our office a call to set up a free consultation at (928) 641-4000.

Frequently Asked Questions

Adult orthodontics is the treatment to correct misaligned teeth and jaws. It is important to receive treatment to help improve the function of the teeth, make them easier to clean, and improve overall oral health.

No. There is no age limit for receiving orthodontic treatment. There are many patients who choose to receive treatment to better their oral health and improve the aesthetic look of their smile. The orthodontist will be sure to go over your specific case and choose the best type of treatment for you.

There are a wide variety of treatment options for adults like metal braces, ceramic braces, lingual braces, and clear aligners. The orthodontist will be sure to go over which treatment is best for you.

This will depend on a few things like the severity of the case and which type of treatment the orthodontist recommends for you. However, treatment can take anywhere from 18 months to 3 years.

It is common to experience some discomfort during the first few days of receiving treatment, but this is temporary. We have techniques and materials that make the process as comfortable as possible.

Practicing good oral hygiene habits is an important part of caring for your teeth during orthodontic treatment. This will include regular brushing and flossing at least twice daily. Also visiting the dentist for regular checkups and cleanings can be an effective way to help maintain the care of your teeth during treatment.

Receiving orthodontic treatment may require some adjustments to your daily lifestyle but shouldn’t impede too much. There are certain things that you will need to avoid like hard or sticky foods for the duration of treatment.

This will vary on many factors including the type of treatment you will receive, the time it takes for the treatment, and the specifics of your treatment plan. The orthodontist will be sure to go over the cost of your specific treatment at the consultation.

This will depend on the specific insurance provider and insurance plan. It’s best to give your insurance provider a call to get the exact details of the benefits. Our team will also be sure to help you answer any questions you may have about your benefits.

There are many benefits to receiving orthodontic treatment as an adult. This may include a reduced risk of gum disease, and tooth decay, reduce the strain on the jaw, help with chewing efficiency, and improve the aesthetics of your smile.

BOOKING HOURS

M CLOSED | Tu 9-4 | Wed 8-4 | Th 8-4 | Fr CLOSED

We are OPEN for ALL dental care procedures and emergency needs. Protecting the health and safety of our patients, families, and team members remains our number one priority.

In-house Discount Plan*

$119.95/yr/individual & $179.95/yr/family with discounts of 20%-30% off all services.

*Sign up in office, requires upfront payment to qualify for discounts.

$19.95 Exam and X-Rays^

For New Patients without insurance we offer a great rate on your first Exam & set of X-Rays.

^For New Patients that do not have dental insurance. New patients must be 18 or older to receive this discount. Discounts cannot be combined with other offers or dental discount plans. Additional fees may be included in individual cases.

$500 off Orthodontics^^

For New Patients without insurance we offer a great rate on your first Exam & set of X-Rays.

^^For new patients without dental insurance. Once per patient.

Horizon Dental of Prescott

Hours

M CLOSED | Tu 9-4 | Wed 8-4 | Th 8-4 | Fr CLOSED

Contact

919 12th Place Suite 7

Prescott, AZ 86305

(928) 641-4000

precott@horizondds.com

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