Orthodontic treatment can be successful at any age, and adults especially appreciate the benefits of a beautiful smile. In fact, one of every five patients in braces is over age 21. If you have ever said "My teeth donít bother me, I just donít smile." think of how that may be affecting you or others' perception of you. It is the condition of a personís teeth, gums, and supporting bone that is the deciding factor on treatment, not age. Orthodontics is a great investment at any age and with the availability of clear appliances there has never been a better time to get that beautiful smile.