The Dental Center of Mishawaka
112 Ironworks Avenue, Suite B1, Mishawaka, IN 46544

Adult Braces for Late-Blooming Smiles

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If you think braces are for kids and teens, think again. According to professional orthodontists, braces for adults are enjoying a huge rise in popularity. Advancements in the past 15 years have made braces more affordable and aesthetically pleasing—and less embarrassing to wear. Lighter braces with smaller brackets and fewer accessories have replaced the typical metal-mouth appearance associated with orthodontics of the past. Adults can choose from clear or ceramic brackets and alternatives like removable plastic aligner trays. A typical adult can expect to wear braces for 12 to 20 months to perfect a new smile.

Adulthood is the perfect time to get affordable braces. As adults, many people whose parents could not afford to get them braces when they were kids now have sufficient income to cover the expense. Over time, adults gain a greater appreciation of the health and cosmetic advantages of wearing braces. With age comes patience and wisdom; it may be easier to accept the temporary inconvenience of wearing braces as an adult, especially if it promises an improved social or professional life.

Gaining a dazzling smile is an obvious benefit of wearing braces, but orthodontists note that correcting misaligned teeth also offers health benefits. People with misaligned teeth are at higher risk of tooth decay and periodontal disease because it is harder to reach the plaque that accumulates between their teeth. People with defective bites may also have difficulty chewing their food properly, and this can cause gastrointestinal problems. Braces for adults not only increase self-confidence, they may also contribute to overall good health.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Mishawaka, call The Dental Center of Mishawaka today at (574) 285-0460 or make an appointment.

The Dental Center offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Mishawaka. With 4 affiliated practices throughout Indiana, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At The Dental Center of Mishawaka, 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 The Dental Center of Mishawaka.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Very patient friendly, not many people like going to the dentist but everyone in the office makes it a pleasurable experience.
Debbie S.
Everyone was very nice and made me feel comfortable.
Tiffany K.
Took my 5-year-old to get cavities filled, he actually fell asleep! I got to stay with him the whole time. The staff was amazing, I would highly recommend this office.
Angela F.
the dentist keizer i believe was his name who has taken over all my dental work since i was about 20 has been amazing. super friendly, explains things so i fully understand, and even goes above and […]
Alyssa W.
The staff is very friendly, knowledgeable and the office is very clean. I constantly see them right after a patient uses the equipment take a disinfectant wipe and clean the station before they […]
Dede S.
Pleasant staff.
Cora R.
Any doctor/dentist visit can be stressful but it’s anything but that at The Dental Center. You all have made my visits very pleasant.
George K.
Dental assistant was caring and professional.
Maria A.
Worked great with my three year old! Very friendly and encouraging through your entire appointment.
Ellison P.
Great experience as always! I like the soft music in the background
Jason H.
My experience was wonderful! Dr & staff were very friendly & put me right at ease
Kelly C.
Friendly and thorough service.
Susann N.
Dr kiser helped eliminate the pressure on 2 of my teeth and solved my problem. Thanks bunches
Erin B.
I have been coming to The Dental Center for years. My visits have always left me feeling better than when I came in. The staff is so friendly and upbeat. I have always received the best of care.
Pamela W.
Really nice staff and they did great work!! Dr Kaiser (not sure on spelling) extracted two of my son’s teeth without my son making a peep!!!
Jozette C.
If you need a dentist and are scared due to past experiences don’t worry, go to the dental center of Mishawaka and not only will your teeth look good and will show them off with a smile but […]
George K.
The care and customer service here are top-notch. My hygienist, Heather, is careful, detailed, and thorough. She explains what she is doing every step of the way. I would recommend the Dental Center […]
Joel D.
very friendly atmosphere
Yvette W.
The staff is fast, friendly and efficient every time for the past 2 years. They have the shortest wait times of any dentist I’ve ever been to.
Helen I.
Friendly staff, wait time minimal
Hannah B.
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  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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