Adult orthodontics

Adult Braces in Sammamish

Orthodontics Services in Sammamish

Are you looking for orthodontic services in Sammamish area? Getting braces as an adult might be stressful. Dr. Rooz, a board certified orthodontist, provide adult orthodontic care to patients from Sammamish, Issaquah, Redmond, and Snoqualmie.

Orthodontic treatment for adults

Aesthetic adult orthodontic treatment

Most adult patients are not interested in traditional braces. Cosmetic adult orthodontic treatment includes the following option.

Invisalign or clear aligners

For adults metal braces can be replaced with clear aligners. Clear aligner therapy or Invisalign treatment is one of the common orthodontic treatment choices for adult patients. This comes at the price of wearing the aligners 22 hours a day.

Clear aligner or Invisalign providers are orthodontists and general dentists. Dr. Rooz is a leading expert in aligner therapy. He lectures nationally and internationally on aligner therapy especially on custom clear aligners fabricated in-office.

Lingual braces

Beside aligners or clear braces, lingual braces are the best alternatives to traditional braces in adults. Lingual braces are placed behind the teeth. At PORTH, over half of our adult patients seeking aesthetic orthodontic care wearing lingual braces.

A very small group of orthodontist truly offering this choice to their patients. Dr. Rooz is the only orthodontist near Sammamish area providing lingual orthodontics.

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Corrective jaw surgery

Jaw problems in adults leading in major bite issue often require jaw surgery. at PORTH, we offer jaw surgery with clear aligners as well as lingual braces. Dr. Rooz works with a group of excellent oral surgeons for orthodontic treatment with orthognathic surgery. Seattle is one of the best places for jaw surgery with great accessibility to fantastic oral surgery groups.

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Differences between adult and teens treatment options

Ortho treatment for adults is very different from kids and teens even that most orthodontists see patients of all ages. Adult orthodontics often requires collaboration with other dentists and dental specialists. Adults mostly are looking for cosmetic options. Even that most adults are good candidates for Invisalign or removable clear aligners, our patients opt for lingual braces when presented with this choice.

Adult braces could be to address crooked teeth to have a beautiful smile. Some time adult braces are for more than straight teeth.

Adult orthodontic patients seeks evening office hours which we provide at PORTH. We also offer special retainer packages to our adult patients including 3D printed nightguards.

About Dr. Rooz Khosravi

Dr. Rooz is an assistant professor of orthodontics and a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. When it comes to adult orthodontic treatment, Dr. Rooz offer unique solutions that you can’t find in other clinics. For example, half of adult patients that Dr. Rooz treated used lingual braces, a true aesthetic orthodontic option.

Additionally, Dr. Rooz has extensive experience in interdisciplinary adult orthodontic treatment directing the orthodontic interdisciplinary clinic at the University of Washington. He closely collaborate with prosthodontics (restorative specialists) and periodontics (gum specialists) departments.

Rooz Khosravi
Dr. Rooz Khosravi, DMD, PhD, MSD

Personalized Sammamish Orthodontics

At PORTH, Dr. Rooz offers modern orthodontics harnessing the advantages of digital technology. All adult orthodontic treatment plans are tailored to patients treatment and financial needs. We strive to create a unique orthodontic care experience for all of our patients. We also collaborates with numerous local dentists and dental specialists to deliver comprehensive dental care especially for adult patients.

Two PORTH orthodontic clinic located in Sammamish and Bellevue helps our patients to pick the clinic that are more convenient to them. Our patients come from Seattle, Sammamish, Issaquah, Redmond, and Snoqualmie. You can seek a free consultation at our clinics to learn more about adult orthodontic treatment options for you.

How long do adults have braces on for?

Adult orthodontic treatment depends on the complexity of the care. The treatment varies from one year to two years.

Do braces take longer for adults?

No. Adult orthodontic treatment is not very different than kids. Adult braces are some time even faster.

What type of braces are best for adults?

Aesthetic braces include lingual braces and clear aligners. Some adults choose metal traditional braces.

Is 30 too old for braces?

No. At PORTH, the oldest patient that we have treated was 68 years old.