Dec 22, · Braces can straighten teeth, line up your jaws to give you a better bite, space out crowded teeth, and close gaps in your smile. But before you commit to tooth correction, it's good to know exactly Author: Rachel Reiff Ellis. Getting braces as an adult is very common. The Seton Hill University Center for Orthodontics estimates that 20 to 25 percent of orthodontics patients are adults. The procedure for adult braces before and after is similar to that of children, but if you're new to it, here's what you can expect when your braces finally come off.
May 29, · How long you'll need to wear braces depends on the type you get and what you're trying to fix. The length of time ranges from 12 to 44 months. "Adult teeth sometimes take longer than children's Author: Peter Jaret.