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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The dental assistant really cares about your dental health. She is excellent.
Kathy P.
Always satisfied with the service experience. Very professional and friendly hygienist and dentist.
Joseph O.
My hygienist was very sweet and helpful! She was very thorough and answered all of my questions and made my appointment quick and easy.
Jenae L.
I only come for check ups and I enjoy talking with the dental assistant.
Callan O.
I feel like they take their time and really inspect far more than any place I previously had went to
Leslie B.
Katie, my hygienist, was not only positive and pleasant in every interaction, but was also extremely informative regarding my dental health and well-being. I look forward to coming back and […]
Holly W.
Nice place. Everyone there is very friendly. They really try to make you comfortable
Frank S.
Dr. Douglas and staff are true professionals!
Todd N.
Great service
Linda S.
The staff is great at their job. I trust them and know my time, comfort and level of understanding is a priority. I have never waited more than a few minutes for my appointment. The work is high […]
Kim C.
Nice people and they did a good job!
Mirna R.
Everyone was very nice and welcoming. They made my three year old daughters first visit to the dentist very smooth. She is actually excited to come back. :)
Lily C.
The hygenist (Katie) was excellent
Ronald K.
Excellent staff with personality plus.
Donald H.
My experience at the Granger Dental Center was amazing! Megan Yeager was my hygeinist and she was very knowledgeable, polite, professional, and helpful with how I can improve my dental health.
Nathan Y.
friendly and efficient attention
Ivan L.
I had a busted tooth 2 days before Thanksgiving…that I considered an emergency because of the pain and danger of infection. I came to this place with alot of aprehension due to a horrible past […]
Randy H.
The hygienist, Julie is very nice and made me feel very comfortable.
Karen K.
I’m a mom of 6, and tend to put off self care things that I don’t deem nessicary (which means very few visits to dentists for me). I had an emergency and they were able to get me in promptly and […]
Kellie C.
Awesome people, I have had the best experience with my dental care.
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