5 Reasons to Get Braces as an AdultA woman with braces. Here are 5 reasons you should get braces as an adult

While many people think that only preteens and teenagers have braces, adults get braces too. In fact, more than a million adults wear braces, and the trend continues to grow. Whether you are uncomfortable with your smile or have trouble with oral hygiene because of the placement of your teeth, adult braces have many benefits. Here are five reasons to get braces as an adult.

1. You Have Many Options

While traditional metal braces are the norm for many braces wearers, you have other orthodontic treatment options for straightening your teeth.

Depending on your budget and the severity of your crooked or misaligned teeth, your dentist may recommend dental aligners, lingual — or behind-the-teeth — braces, or porcelain braces. Porcelain braces, or ceramic braces, are on the teeth like traditional metal braces, but the brackets are sheerer in design.