Category: Adult Orthodontics

Your Options For Adult Orthodontics

Starting orthodontic treatment as an adult may come with some feelings of self-consciousness. You may be worried about braces making you appear younger, or embarrassed that you are starting the process late in life. However, there is nothing to be ashamed about. It is never too late to straighten your smile. Your Shirley, NY orthodontics… Read more »

When You Need To Switch Care During Treatment

Are you planning to move cities soon? Are you unhappy with your current orthodontic care? Changing practices can seem stressful, but it does not have to be. The team at Shirley Orthodontics and Pediatrics in NY accepts transfer cases and can help make this process run as smoothly as possible. We also offer second opinions… Read more »

Seeking Orthodontic Care As An Adult

Did you know that having an attractive smile can leave a good impression on others? Studies show that having straight teeth may lead others to believe you are more professional and approachable. While your personal traits are not actually determined by your smile, other’s perception of you can be affected by it. If you are… Read more »

Weighing Your Orthodontic Treatment Options

If you are an adult going through an alignment service, you may be worried that metal braces could disrupt your appearance or make you look young. Luckily, your Shirley Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry in Shirley, NY, offers several treatment options for you to choose from. These may include traditional metal braces or more discreet methods,… Read more »

It’s Not Too Late To Correct Your Smile

Did you know that we offer services for patients of all ages? It can be frustrating to have an uneven grin as an adult. Crooked or misaligned teeth may lower your self-confidence and may also cause issues for your oral health. Your Shirley, NY, orthodontic team can help correct this with a discreet method and… Read more »

Treating Misalignment For Adults

In a recent blog, we discussed the differences between ceramic and metal braces. These options are usually used in orthodontic treatment for younger patients. However, Shirley Orthodontics and Pediatrics in New York also treat misalignment problems in adults as well. This may be achieved with the use of braces or Invisalign, depending on your needs… Read more »

Switching Practices During Treatment

Moving can be stressful, but we are here to help you. Whether you are moving cities or states, or simply looking for a new dental practice in your area, we can guide you through this process. Shirley Orthodontics and Pediatrics in NY accepts transfer patients so that you can have continued care without worry of… Read more »

It Is Not Too Late To Straighten Your Smile

Are you an adult with uneven or overcrowded teeth? You may not have been able to receive orthodontic care as a child or teenager, but that does not mean it is too late to align them now. At Shirley Orthodontics and Pediatrics in New York, we offer orthodontic treatment for patients of all ages. In… Read more »

Orthodontic Options For Adults

If you were unable to receive orthodontic treatment as a child, it is not too late to have a straight smile. Your grin is one of the first things people see when they meet you, so, understandably, you want to have one that is even. At Shirley Smiles Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry in Shirley, NY,… Read more »

Straightening Your Teeth As An Adult

shirley orthodontics offers braces for adults, too

If you were unable to have braces as a child, you are not alone.  As an adult, you can still go through the orthodontic process of aligning your teeth. Having a crooked smile can cause lower self-esteem, problems with speech, and other problems. The good news is it is never too late to start the… Read more »