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Adult Treatment

Braces for adults? Absolutely! There are many treatment options for adults, ranging from traditional stainless steel fixed appliances to clear plastic removable ones.

Studies show orthodontic treatment in adults can be associated with an increase in self-confidence and improvement in quality of life. 

The initial adult consultation includes obtaining a clinical history, clinical examination and orthodontic records. In addition, Dr. McGill and his staff will discuss the potential options with you in detail to help you make the best choice of appliance based on your orthodontic problem, lifestyle and preferences.

Are you always on the go and concerned about misplacing a removable appliance? No problem. You will be able to select the type of fixed appliance that is best for you.  Are you self-conscious about your appearance and ready for a new and improved smile? No problem. Clear removable appliances may be the best option for you.
The good news is when it comes to braces for adults, there are many treatment options. We look forward to hearing from you.



Early Treatment


The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that the initial orthodontic evaluation occur by age 7. The first adult molars erupt into the mouth at or around 7 years of age. The first molars establish the back bite. When the first molars erupt, the orthodontist able to evaluate front-to-back and side-to-side tooth relationships.

Orthodontic treatment can be started at any age. However, starting treatment early in childhood may provide the best results and often requires less time and expense.

Contact Us

1404 Beatties Ford Rd
Suite 200
Charlotte, NC 28216


Telephone: (704) 375-7005

Fax: (704) 375-7030

Please call to schedule an appointment.


Monday       8:30AM - 5:00PM
Tuesdays    8:30AM - 5:00PM
Wednesday 7:30AM - 4:00PM
Thursday     8:30AM - 5:00PM

Visits are by appointment only.