Are There Age Limitations to Orthodontics?

Are you an adult who is considering orthodontic care? You might have questions about whether you may be too old to undergo orthodontic treatment. Watch this educational video by dedicated Buffalo orthodontist Dr. Steven J. Hietanen for insights as to whether there are age limitations to orthodontics. If you are considering orthodontic care for yourself or a loved one, please contact our office today to arrange a free Orthodontists Associates of WNY consultation.

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  • People of advanced ages have come into my office. Our feeling is that there is no age that precludes a patient from considering orthodontic treatment.
  • We have treated patients well into their 90s. Although orthodontic in nature, these treatments may not be as comprehensive as those performed on younger patients.
  • Many elderly patients come into our practice and tell us, “I’ve been wanting to do orthodontics my entire life and I never got around to it. I wanted to just come in here and see if I was still able to have it.”
  • Treating these patients is very rewarding. This is because of the joy in their lives and in their faces when we are finished. All because of what we have done for them.

Orthodontists Associates of Western New York is proud to offer braces for all ages throughout Buffalo, LancasterOleanHamburgOrchard Park, and DunkirkEast Aurora, and Niagara Falls New York. If you are considering orthodontic treatment for yourself or a loved one, please contact one of our 7 convenient orthodontic offices to arrange a free consultation.

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