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Adult FAQs

1. Can orthodontic treatment do for adults what it does for children? 
2. How does adult treatment differ from that of children and adolescents? 
3. My teeth have been crooked for many years. Why should I consider orthodontic treatment now?
4. What are retainers?
adult faqs5. Why are retainers needed after orthodontic treatment?
6. Will my tooth alignment change later? 
7. Why do teeth sometimes need to be removed?
8. What is an ankylosed tooth? 
9. What is an impacted tooth?
10. Should the wisdom teeth (third molars) be removed? 
11. Why is orthodontic treatment recommended before replacing missing teeth?
12. Why do some people need to have jaw surgery to correct their bite?