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

Braces for Adults Give You the Smile You’ve Always Wanted

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Today’s best orthodontists aren’t just treating teenagers. Many people over the age of 18 wear braces to correct issues such as crowded or crooked teeth, unsightly gaps, overbites, underbites, and jaw problems. It’s never too late to improve your smile with orthodontic devices, and treatment can even help you avoid late complications like gum disease, premature tooth loss, jaw pain and problems with eating or speaking effectively. As an adult, you may have to wear braces longer than a teenager would, but your dental health and self-esteem are well worth the time and investment.

Discover the Orthodontic Treatments That Are Right for You

To determine if braces can correct your smile, ask your family dentist, or make an appointment with an orthodontist. Orthodontists specialize in correcting dental irregularities with custom-made devices such as braces for adults that gradually move teeth into a more desirable position. Your orthodontist can tell you what type of treatment is best for you, how much it will cost and how long the process will take.

Options for Adult Orthodontic Treatments

Metal braces for adults are the preferred choice for many patients, but other options are available. Examples include natural-looking ceramic braces, lingual braces that attach discreetly to the back of teeth and invisible, removable aligner trays. Your orthodontist can recommend the best solution for your dental condition and lifestyle.

Life with Adult Braces



Not even the best orthodontists can eliminate all the discomforts and inconveniences associated with wearing braces. You may have trouble speaking and eating until you get accustomed to your appliances. Maintaining good oral hygiene, and monitoring your consumption of sweet and starchy foods is essential. You should also avoid hard foods such as pretzels, nuts, popcorn, and ice; these can dislodge or damage your braces. For the best results, be sure to keep all your appointments with your orthodontist, so potential problems can be addressed early.

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.

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Dr kiser helped eliminate the pressure on 2 of my teeth and solved my problem. Thanks bunches
Erin B.
Very patient friendly, not many people like going to the dentist but everyone in the office makes it a pleasurable experience.
Debbie S.
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.
Professional caring office!
Kimberly G.
Friendly staff and Shannon is very thorough. I trust her with taking the best care of my mouth and teeth!
Michelle M.
Dr Douglas is fantastic! He makes sure to take the time to get your dental work done precisely. Each time I go, I feel like I’m his only patient there. I feel comfortable in there care. They […]
BMoney B.
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.
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.
The hygienist was extremely patient
Ellayna P.
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.
Great with my kids during their work and mine
Erika R.
Great experience as always! I like the soft music in the background
Jason H.
Explained what was going to be done and during procedure, made my daughter comfortable.
Alexis B.
Dr Keiser and Britne are both great! Very professional, and made sure that it was a comfortable experience for me
Alicia D.
My appt was fast and easy! I was in a hurry so I enjoyed going in, getting my cleaning and getting out of there in less than an hour!
Danielle S.
Everyone was very nice and made me feel comfortable.
Tiffany K.
Dr. Kiser and his assistant (I believe her name was Brittani) provided me with EXCELLENT care. I was in extreme pain due to a tooth that need to be extracted and even though it looked pretty […]
Loretta A.
My experience was wonderful! Dr & staff were very friendly & put me right at ease
Kelly C.
Friendly employees and it’s clean atmosphere.
Alexander T.
overall staff was great felt like they care about everyone. No pressure they give you honest advice and let you make the decide what course to take the your dental health.
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