Why it’s never too late for adult braces

Thought braces were just for teens? Think again! At AP Smilecare, we’ve witnessed 100s of adults coming in for orthodontic treatments. With the never-ending quest for the perfect smile, more and more are turning to adult braces and taking advantage of adult orthodontics. As one of the top orthodontics in Blackburn, we offer a whole range of braces designed just for adults. From invisible braces to braces that sit on the back of your teeth – we’ve got just about every solution imaginable!

The popularity of adult braces

With more and more adults taking pride in their appearance, they’re making a greater investment in their smile. Whole ranges of dental treatments, including adult braces, have experienced a boom in recent years. Orthodontic treatments may be better suited to adults too. As the jaws of young people are still growing during their teens, an adult’s bone structure is fixed – so it’s easier to ensure a result that lasts.

adult braces being fitted


Adult braces at AP Smilecare

As an adult, taking the plunge to get braces can be a little daunting – which is why we offer a range of adult-friendly brace options at AP Smilecare. In fact, friends and family needn’t even know about your decision with our ‘invisible’ braces, which are almost impossible to see.

Invisible and Invisalign braces

Our Invisible and Invisalign clear braces are two of the options available to you. These removable types of braces are taken out before eating and can be removed for special occasions – but should be worn almost all the time for the best results. These braces look like ultra thin gum shields and can be slipped on and off your teeth. The braces are replaced every six weeks to meet your needs as your teeth begin to move and align in place.

Invisible and Invisalign clear adult braces

Ceramic braces

Another popular option is our ceramic braces – traditional train-track braces made from tooth-coloured ceramic. Thanks to the colour of these braces, they’re barely noticeable at all – even when someone is up-close and having a conversation with you! Ceramic braces are ideal for teeth that are more severely misaligned or clients looking for a slightly quicker result. As ceramic braces sit on the teeth at all times, unlike our Invisible and Invisalign braces, they work harder to transform your smile.

Ceramic adult braces

Incognito Lingual Braces

Last, but certainly not least, is our Incognito Lingual Braces. If the thought of braces in adulthood is really getting you down, our Incognito Lingual Braces may be the best option for you. Unlike all other braces, these braces sit on the back of your teeth – so the only one who will know you’re wearing them is you! Best of all, the results are just as rapid as our more traditional braces – there really are no drawbacks! To find out more about our Incognito Lingual Braces or any of the other braces mentioned today, give us a call on 01254 297 000 to book your appointment.

Incognito lingual adult braces


If it’s the colour of your teeth getting you down, why not book in for our Teeth Whitening treatment? Whether you’re looking for a whiter, brighter smile ahead of a big event or you just want a confidence boost, our Teeth Whitening treatment is sure to help. Plus, you’ll have noticeable results in just three days! Find out more about the treatment today.

Have you taken the plunge and opted for braces in adulthood? If so, we’d love to hear your story! Share your story in the comments below or tweet us @APSmilecare