According to a study by the British Orthodontic Society, more adults are electing to receive orthodontic treatment than ever before. In the study, nearly 75% of doctors surveyed reported an increase in the adult patients they see. In addition, the American Association of Orthodontics have reported a 16% increase in adult orthodontics cases between 2012 and 2014. They also estimate that approximately 27% of orthodontic cases are adults.
More and more adults are receiving orthodontic treatment because of the increased affordability and willingness to invest in their smile.
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