Nothing but the Tooth column: Braces for older adults require a commitment


Q: I am 70-years-old and I have some crooked teeth on my lower jaw. This was caused many years ago by a baby tooth that had to be removed due to a cavity when I was a child and impacted molars that were removed in my late teens. Would it be too late for me to get braces to straighten out my teeth?- V.M., Warwick, Rhode IslandA: No matter what the cause, it is always possible to move teeth without regard to age. There are, however, some important things to consider.As we age, the […]  » Read More

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