Adult Orthodontic Treatment
We see many adult orthodontic patients in our practice. Dr. Bockow’s training and expertise gives her the tools to treat adults faster and with less noticeable appliances. Dr. Bockow has extensive training in treating both simple and complex adult cases with Invisalign as well as traditional braces. We offer ways to speed up treatment, and we understand the nuances of working with adults including an understanding of the gums, bones and joints. Straightening teeth today is easy, discreet, efficient and predictable.
Adult orthodontic treatment. Healthy teeth can be moved at any age, so there is no such thing as being too old for braces. However, orthodontic treatment for adults is different than treatment for children. Adult jaws are no longer growing, so the orthodontic treatment plans are different. Additionally, the bones, gums, and TMJs respond differently to treatment. Dr. Bockow has received extensive training which allows her to successfully treat adults while preserving and improving the health of the gums, bones and TMJs.
Surgical cases and airway treatment. We have a greater understanding of sleep apnea and airway today. Many sleep and airway-related issues stem from underlying discrepancies in the jaws. If we can get the jaws in the right place, we can open up the airway – helping patients breathe better, sleep better, and experience a greater quality of life.
Non-surgical alternatives. Have you been told that you need jaw surgery but you do not want to pursue it? Dr. Bockow offers multiple newer and innovative ways to align the teeth in a stable and predictable way while avoiding jaw surgery.