Adult Treatment


If you’re in search of an orthodontist serving Calvert and St. Mary’s county, Dr. Krishnan Orthodontics is proud to be your premier choice. We pride ourselves on our high-quality orthodontic care that’s catered to patients of any age; braces, clear aligners, and other treatment options aren’t just for kids. In fact, one in five orthodontic patients are actually adults. More adults are now realizing that you’re never too old to take advantage of the benefits of enhancing your smile.

Our Adult Treatment Options

At Krishnan Orthodontics, we offer a number of different orthodontic treatment options that are specialized for our adult patients. These include:

  • 3M Unitek Mini-Twin Braces – These braces have a smaller size bracket, which allows for greater comfort and a more visually appealing look.

  • Clarity Clear Braces – Clarity clear braces are essentially a combination of traditional metal braces and clear braces. It offers a more discreet appearance like clear braces along with the sturdiness of metal braces.

  • SmartClip Self-Ligating Braces – These use advanced technology to allow the wire to slide back and forth within the bracket. This allows for less friction, giving the patient more comfort. They’re also known for being easier to clean.

  • Invisalign Invisalign is the alternative to braces, opting for clear sets of plastic aligners to straighten teeth instead of metal parts and wires. These aligners are removable and worn over each row of your teeth for 22 hours a day.

What Types of Problems Can Orthodontic Treatment Fix?

Orthodontic treatment can be helpful if you find yourself with any of the following problems:

  • Crooked teeth or other tooth alignment problems

  • Bite problems (overbites, underbites, crossbites, etc.)

  • Missing teeth or tooth spacing issues

  • Crowded teeth

  • Dental or jaw asymmetry


The Benefits of Undergoing Orthodontic Treatment

Orthodontic treatment is beneficial for many different reasons, including the following:

  • Orthodontic treatment can fix misaligned teeth, bad bites, teeth that are too spaced apart, and teeth that are too crowded. These conditions aren’t just aesthetically unpleasing, but they can also cause gum disease or tooth decay.

  • Straighter teeth are much easier to keep clean.

  • It can relieve jaw pain or pressure that’s caused by crooked teeth.

  • Orthodontic treatment can heal oral problems before they become worse and require even more intensive methods to fix.

  • With a beautiful smile, you may even gain more confidence!

Contact Your Orthodontist Serving Calvert and St. Mary’s County

If you have any further questions about our adult treatment, please feel free to contact us. If you’d like to schedule an appointment with us, we encourage you to fill out our appointment request form or give us a call at (410) 535-2332. We look forward to helping you attain the beautiful smile that you’ve always desired!