Posted on 20 May 2019 by Michael Tang

If you had dental problems that were not addressed during childhood, you may have been told that you need to wear braces as an adult. These are some common scenarios in which your dentist may recommend them.

Key takeaways:

  • Removable aligners like Invisalign are unobtrusive braces that can be removed for eating, sleeping and special events.
  • Clear braces feature transparent brackets that work like regular braces without being as obvious.
  • Traditional braces are fixed to your teeth and are more conspicuous.

Your dentist can discuss these options with you and recommend the one that’s likely to suit your lifestyle best.

Fortunately, modern braces can be almost invisible and cause little interference with your daily activities.

Read the full story here:

https://www.colgate.com/en-us/oral-health/cosmetic-dentistry/adult-orthodontics/the-best-options-for-adult-braces-1112

Michael Tang

Michael Tang

BDS MFGDP(UK)RCS PGDIP(IMPDENT) MSC(IMPDENT)
GDC 80508

Michael has a special interest in aesthetic dental implantology including the “teeth in a day” technique. He receives referrals from other dentists for implant surgery as well as bone and soft tissue grafting, and sinus lifting.  He is also very experienced in smile makeovers, adult cosmetic braces and non-surgical facial aesthetics.
 
His interest in dental implantology stemmed from a course held in Harley Street in 2005.  In the same year he deci…

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