One of the most popular questions beside “Age to start teeth alignment?” is “Is teeth straightening possible in older age?”. It is possible! Actually, teeth alignment can be done at any age from as young as 6 years to older adult.
70 years old is the age of oldest patient who have gotten the clear aligner with us. Clear aligner is suitable for everyone at any age because it is low forces alignment unlike metal braces. Hence, it is good for the gum health, reducing chances of gingival recession and root resorption.
Not only that teeth straightening improves nicer teeth alignment and better chewing performance, it also makes you look younger. Hence, the aligner is another anti-aging tool because having better appearance makes you feel confident no matter what age you are.