Gentle Dental at Grand River Avenue
13874 West Grand River Avenue, Detroit, MI 48227

Braces Can be an Orthodontics Answer for Adults

If you never corrected your dental problems as a child, you can still get orthodontics as an adult. They offer the same benefits as braces for kids, so there’s no reason to go without treatment. Discover if orthodontics will suit your grown-up dental needs.

When Braces are the Dental Care Orthodontics for Adults

How can you tell if braces will improve your adult smile? First, you must go to your dentist for a thorough examination. If braces are recommended, you need to see a family orthodontics expert called an orthodontist for treatment. Ask your dentist to recommend orthodontists in Detroit who specialize in braces for adults. If your orthodontics concerns are left treated, they can cause tooth decay, gum disease, misaligned bite, chewing problems, headaches, and earaches. In general, an orthodontist will place braces to correct these concerns:

  • Crooked teeth
  • Crowded teeth
  • Underbite
  • Overbite
  • Jaw misalignment
  • Jaw joint disorders, from minor to major

Are Adult Orthodontics the Same as Braces for Kids?

Believe it or not, orthodontics for adults provide the same benefits as braces for kids, with only one minor difference. According to family orthodontics specialists, the treatment time for adults may be a little longer and range from 18 months to three years. But the rest of the requirements are the same for everyone, such as the need for regular adjustments and wearing a retainer after treatment.

The Cost of Braces

If you think orthodontics are too costly for you, you’ll be happy to hear that it can be surprisingly simple to find affordable braces today. Costs can vary widely depending on your dental problems, type of treatment chosen, and even the location of the orthodontist. That’s why you should compare several orthodontists in Detroit to compare the price of treatment. Also, many orthodontists accept insurance, offer financing options, and take dental discount plans like DentRite to make affordable braces a reality.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Detroit, call Gentle Dental at Grand River Avenue today at (313) 651-7260 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Detroit. With 8 affiliated practices throughout Michigan, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Gentle Dental at Grand River Avenue, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Gentle Dental at Grand River Avenue.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Dr. Patel and Don are very efficient. When scheduled for services, you are taken care of in a timely manner. Also he takes the time to explain what he is is doing. I am glad he’s my dentist.
Tracy M.
Awesome it’s been with me and my family since my first son was born 13 years ago and to this day they’re still in our family they are awesome and since I’ve had my last son he’s now too they […]
Marie J.
Thank you Mr. Ward, Ms. B and Dr. Patel for giving me my smile back. Seeing my children’s faces light up was priceless.
Yvette P.
Love the team they’re always very kind and patient
Raven J.
I had one extraction and several fillings worked on. Dr. Oliver and her assistant were wonderful. My teeth are in bad shape and Dr. Oliver took care of me in a timely, very professional manner. I […]
Vanessa K.
My rating is for the Grandriver Office. My dentist Dr. Oliver is AWESOME!!!
Evonne B.
Dr. Vinnet and Mohammed did a great job they really took care of me and provided great service.
Darnell N.
It was a good visit.
Maryssa N.
My visit was 08/09/17.Jacklin Brown and a young gentleman, I don’t remember his name but he took exrays of my teeth. They where very very nice. They explained everything to me as they were doing […]
Latricie T.
Dr. Patel and little Don his assistant was very nice, informative, and patient. Explain everything thoroughly and made me very comfortable. I would recommend this office to anyone. Very satisfied […]
Brandi H.
Dr Vineet an his assistant Mahamad treated my mother great….
Payton J.
My son’s was advised as well as myself on the treatment they were given and asked them questions as well as myself.
David I.
the staff is friendly and doctor does a good job, he listens when i say im in pain
Elizabeth M.
My hygienist Jacklin is the Best
Ashley W.
Nice and friendly place clean no long wait and trustworthy people👌Dr Duan and her Assistant tawanna are the best👌
Jamira D.
Great service and polite staff
Teresa V.
The staff was very nice. Little Don is the best dental assistant I could’ve asked for and Dr. Patel was very kind and informative. The front staff was respectful but they could pick up the pace of […]
Danielle C.
Wonderful service…I was treated by Janice and services was excellent.
Tarsheema P.
Been visiting this dentist with my children for two years and always have amazing results, with very friendly service… I don’t doubt that we’ll be coming here for more years to come
Katrina M.
Everyone of the staff is very friendly and help with any concerns
Raven J.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (313) 651-7260
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