Adult Braces | E&S Orthodontics

If you are faced with the prospect of wearing braces as an adult, you are probably feeling a mix of excitement for the end result and horror for the process it will take to get there. Luckily, there is a whole range of new technology offered that can make the entire process more comfortable and less embarrassing than you could have ever imagined. This article will explain some of the many options out there, and how to find an orthodontist that is skilled in a particular technology.


Invisalign braces are plastic slip-on braces which work well for many cosmetic orthodontic corrections. They may not be the best option for severe problems. However, they are extremely effective at solving a number of orthodontic concerns, and a good Invisalign provider can use the system to correct some severe problems as well. You can use the Invisalign website to find a trustworthy provider. When searching for an excellent Invisalign orthodontist, Phoenix residents will find several options on the Invisalign website, including many that are highly ranked within the internal system used by Invisalign. In addition to not being the best choice for severe problems, Invisalign also tends to be more expensive and take longer than many of the other options. It remains the least noticeable and most truly “invisible” option.

Damon Braces

Damon braces are smaller and less uncomfortable than traditional braces, but to most people they will look fairly similar to the traditional elastic and wire braces we are used to seeing on teenagers. They have a very serious advantage over some other options because of how fast they can work. They can correct severe problems in half the time of traditional braces, while avoiding surgical extractions. Another great advantage to the Damon braces is that it requires fewer adjustments, so you won’t have as many appointments with the orthodontist. The Damon Braces come in a clear option which makes them quite a bit less noticeable than traditional braces. A Google search for “Orthodontist Phoenix Damon” gives a broad range of results for adults interested in pursuing this option.

Benefits of Adult Braces

Although it is a commitment of time and money to have your teeth corrected as an adult, it is also an investment in your health and well-being. Crooked teeth harbor more plague and germs, meaning an increase in tooth decay which has been proven to negatively our health, causing many periodontal diseases and gastrointestinal problems. Also, there is evidence to show that having an attractive smile proves beneficial in professional and private life.