The Dental Center of Granger
12840 SR 23, Granger, IN 46530

Braces for Adults are On-Trend

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You’re never too old for a great smile. As more and more adults learn about new types of affordable braces and aligners that can straighten out their crooked teeth and correct lifelong cosmetic problems, orthodontists are treating increasing numbers of adult patients. Many are ready to take the plunge, and wear braces for a year or two in the hopes of achieving the smiles of their dreams. It’s no longer necessary to wear a mouth full of metal to correct spacing problems and other abnormalities. Smaller and lighter brackets, less-visible clear and ceramic options, fewer wire accessories, and new removable aligners are just a few of the advancements that make braces for adults appealing to late bloomers.

If an adult’s parents couldn’t afford to get them braces when they were young, they may now be able to cover the cost themselves. Some may have a greater appreciation of the cosmetic and health benefits of braces now that they are older. With age comes patience and wisdom; it may be easier to accept the temporary inconvenience of wearing braces as an adult, especially if it promises an improved social or professional life.

Looking great is just one reason to wear braces. Dental professionals point out that correcting your bite also has health benefits. People with misaligned teeth are at higher risk of tooth decay and periodontal disease because it is harder to reach the plaque that accumulates between their teeth. People with defective bites may also have difficulty chewing their food properly, and this can cause gastrointestinal problems. Getting braces as an adult can improve both self-esteem and overall health.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Granger, call The Dental Center of Granger today at (574) 807-0438 or make an appointment.

The Dental Center offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Granger. With 4 affiliated practices throughout Indiana, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At The Dental Center of Granger, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at The Dental Center of Granger.

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Dr listened to my ideas and concerns before looking at my teeth. He inspired confidence right away. No one has done that before
Ruth H.
Nice place. Everyone there is very friendly. They really try to make you comfortable
Frank S.
Great customer service and friendly staff.
Brian P.
Kind people, clean facilities.
Jared D.
Every thing went smoothly and (my teeth) had improved from the last time I was there. Can’t ask for more…..
Frances W.
Location, staff is nice and dentist is thorough.
Linda H.
Professional and personal. Facility is top notch.
Chad R.
Quality of care. Reasonable charges.
John P.
Every thing went smoothly and (my teeth) had improved from the last time I was there. Can’t ask for more…..
Frances W.
The staff is unfailingly polite and helpful. Also, I would like to single out Julie, my hygienist. A genuinely nice person; I’m always relaxed when she’s working on me.
David L.
Knowledge of the employees and their kindness and consideration.
Gayle G.
Excellent staff with personality plus.
Donald H.
I only come for check ups and I enjoy talking with the dental assistant.
Callan O.
So happy to have Dr Cochran back. He is always so caring about his patients.
Barbara W.
Got me in the next day and replaced a filling that was broken.
Annette M.
Staff was very knowledgeable and kind!
April S.
So great with food allergies and anxious kiddos. My kid wasn’t nervous at all this time.
Collin L.
Everyone was so nice especially my Hygienist.
Steven S.
Jan 2018. Great staff here at the Granger office. Cheryl is an excellent hygienist. My wife and I have been coming here for a few years. Beautiful reception area to relax before your appointment.
Gerard E.
Quite satisfied but as it was my first visit, I do have limited exposure as of this point in time.
Dennis W.
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  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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