Adult Treatment


Orthodontic Treatment For Adults In Erie & Corry, PA

Since orthodontic treatment is most often associated with kids and teens, there are many adults out there that think their chance of having a healthy, beautiful smile has come and gone. But the truth is, a perfect smile is never out of reach no matter what your age is. Here at Doleski & Wolford Orthodontics, we proudly offer adult orthodontic treatment to the communities of Erie, Lawrence Park, and Corry, PA so those dreams of having a new, radiant smile can become a reality!

What Makes Adult Orthodontics Different?

Adult orthodontic treatment.

A perfect smile can be created at any age, but adult orthodontic treatment does have its differences compared to treatment for kids and teens. For kids, orthodontic treatment is coordinated with the natural growth of the jawbone, which makes it easier to manipulate the teeth and move them into position. As an adult, your jawbone is already fully developed, but all it means is that the total length of your orthodontic treatment will be slightly longer.

The second difference is that with adult orthodontic treatment, careful management of your oral health is more important, since issues like gum disease are more prevalent in adults. If you have oral health problems during your orthodontic treatment, it can lead to accelerated bone loss in your jaw, which will put the structure and health of your smile at risk. Before adults start orthodontic care, it's recommended that all oral health issues be treated and brought under control, and carefully managed throughout the treatment with a thorough and consistent oral hygiene regimen.

What Types Of Orthodontic Treatments Are Available For Adults?

While teens may have the comfort of their friends at school going through orthodontic treatment at the same time, adults don't really get that luxury. That's why we offer a variety of treatment options here at Doleski & Wolford Orthodontics, allowing you to choose the path you want to take for your new smile. Whether you want a subtle solution so that your co-workers and friends won't know you're straightening your teeth, or a no-frills treatment that is simple, affordable, and efficient, we have a treatment that will be a perfect fit for you. The adult orthodontic treatments that we offer are:

  • Metal Braces - Modern metal braces are smaller and more comfortable than ever, and remain a reliable, efficient, and affordable solution that make it easy for anyone to get the perfect smile they want.
  • Clear Braces - With brackets made of a clear ceramic material, these braces blend in with the natural color of your teeth for a more subtle appearance with all the effectiveness of traditional braces.
  • Invisalign Clear Aligners - No brackets and wires here! These clear plastic aligners are removable, comfortable, and are practically invisible when worn. No diet restrictions or tightening necessary.

Some of these orthodontic treatment options are not right for everyone, so schedule an appointment for a free consultation with Drs. Doleski and Wolford to determine which appliance is the best fit for you!

Come Visit Us At One Of Our Three Locations!

With conveniently located offices in Lawrence Park, Corry, and Erie, your new smile is never far away. If you're ready to transform your smile, straighten your teeth, and get the best orthodontic treatment available, contact us at Doleski & Wolford Orthodontics today to schedule your first visit with us. We've already helped countless patients of all ages achieve healthier, radiant smiles, so you can be confident that your smile is in the best hands. We look forward to seeing you and your smile in our office soon!


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