Gentle Dental of Center City
201 South 13th Street, 1st Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Get Ready for Grown-Up Smiles with Braces for Adults

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Braces aren’t just for adolescents anymore. Orthodontists are seeing increasing numbers of adult patients who want to improve their smiles. In fact, some report that almost half of their patients are adults. In the last couple of decades, orthodontic appliances have become more attractive, less painful, and less time consuming than ever before. Today’s braces for adults use smaller, lightweight brackets and fewer visible wires and bands. Options like clear brackets and invisible aligner trays make the traditional metal-mouth look a thing of the past. Adult patients usually wear braces for a year or two in order to achieve their goals. 



Adulthood is the Perfect Time for Affordable Braces


As adults, many people whose parents could not afford to get them braces when they were kids now have sufficient income to cover the expense. 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. 



Beyond Aesthetics
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. Braces for adults not only increase self-confidence, they may also contribute to overall good health.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Center City Philadelphia, call Gentle Dental of Center City today at (215) 941-5634 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Center City Philadelphia. With 14 affiliated practices in the Greater Philadelphia area, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Gentle Dental of Center City, 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 Gentle Dental of Center City.

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Love Dr. Strestha and staff!!!
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The 13th and Walnut location is perfect for people who work in Center City Philadelphia! As a Nurse I was able to fit my visits into my busy work schedule! The staff was friendly, professional and […]
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Long time problem with a crown resolved!
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Everyone was very nice and very professional, from Mary at the front desk to Helena the dental hygienist that treated me on this day.
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John T.
My fiance came here to get some work done and loved it. Dr.Ross took the time to explain everything and put her at ease. The whole experience was very comfortable.
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Stephen L.
I always have good experience when I go to GD center city. The front desk staff know me and always are kind. Denise , the DA is great and the Dr. always explains things well. I had a problem with a […]
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The hygienist, Helena, was very caring and thoughtful and kind, and also thorough and diligent with her work! The work she did in cleaning my teeth and gums was wonderful! She truly cares about her […]
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Took care of my problem quickly and was very professional and friendly. Also was in no pain and I got 4 wisdom teeth extracted.
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Helena is an excellent hygienist: very thorough, intelligent, and patient with my questions.
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