When To Get Treatment

Award Winning Orthodontic Treatment

When Should I Seek Treatment?

It is typically recommended to start orthodontic treatment at an early age. Young mouths are more responsive to treatment, which can equal shorter treatment times. Most patients start treatment with braces between the ages of 9 and 14. Preventative measures can also be utilized to eliminate future dental issues as a child grows. Preventative treatments may start between the ages of 7 and 9.

Treatment as an Adult

Orthodontic treatments can start at any age, as long as the gums and teeth are healthy. Approximately half of patients with braces are adults who have untreated orthodontic issues from childhood or have developed new issues with age. There are options such as ceramic braces and invisible braces which can lessen the patient’s apprehension of wearing braces as an adult.

Photo of a girl with braces who started orthodontic treatment.

What Is The investment In The Health Of My Teeth?

The cost of orthodontic treatments will vary from patient to patient; a specialized treatment plan is created to meet the unique needs of each patient. To learn more about the cost of orthodontic treatment at JM Dierkes Orthodontics & TMJ, schedule a consultation today.

A Holistic Approach to Orthodontics

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Dr. J. Michael Dierkes, DDS, MS, NMD is a nationally recognized orthodontic specialist who has been creating beautiful smiles for over 30 years. His services have improved the lives of people from Roswell and the surrounding areas, including residents of Sandy Springs, Alpharetta, Marietta, and Atlanta. Whether you are an adult, a child, or a teenager, our knowledgeable staff is committed to helping you achieve the radiant, beautiful smile you deserve. Please call us today to schedule your initial consultation!