Hall Orthodontics Blog

Is 40 Too Old to Get Braces?

April 11, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — braceshouston @ 11:08 pm
Woman smiling with braces

You see children, teens, and young adults with braces everywhere.  It might make you wonder; did you miss your opportunity to achieve a straighter smile? Fortunately, this isn’t the case at all. You are never too old to begin working towards a smile that you are proud to show off. Continue reading to learn about some of the benefits of getting orthodontic treatment as an adult.


4 Things Every Adult Should Know Before Getting Braces

Filed under: Uncategorized — braceshouston @ 10:58 am
bespectacled man with braces

Braces have long been associated with teens, but did you know that 50 % of ALL orthodontic patients at Hall Orthodontics are over 18?  Millions of adults in the USA who thought they missed their chance as children have finally been able to achieve the straight smiles they’ve always wanted with this treatment. However, getting braces as an adult is appreciably different compared to a child, so it’s important to keep these four points in mind before reaching out to an orthodontist


How Braces Are Part of “the Fix” for TMJ Disorder

February 3, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — braceshouston @ 6:53 pm
Smiling woman with braces in treatment chair

TMJ disorder, also known as TMD, is a complex condition that affects the chewing muscles, the bite, and the jaw joints just in front of the ears. These joints, known as the temporomandibular joints or TMJs, are somewhat delicate. When something goes wrong with them, the result can be jaw pain, difficulty chewing, headaches, and other problems.

If you are suffering from symptoms of TMD, you might be wondering about your treatment options. Can braces be used to fix TMJ disorder? In some cases, yes. This blog post explains some important information.