The most important characteristics of adult orthodontics is that adults have a lot of children do not need to consider the issue, which makes this more complex orthodontic needs more processing.
Characteristics of adult orthodontics is a long time to deal with more and more, hidden, and adult growth and development has been dental equipment basically completed, the tooth parts of the plasticity is low, coupled with adult metabolic slow biological reactivity lower orthodontics time will be longer, otherwise it is impossible to achieve the desired correction. Children's Orthodontics generally requires a year or so, and Adult Orthodontics is generally about two years.
In addition, the more complex adult orthodontic dental diseases because adults may be more, such as dental caries, periodontal disease, missing teeth, tooth wear, residual crown and root, and the mouth bad restorations, temporomandibular joint diseases. So it is necessary for oral more processing to a more suitable environment for the correction of the teeth. But there are Orthodontic process has an adverse reaction a number of diseases such as rheumatic heart disease, coronary heart disease, hypothyroidism, acid excess, diabetes, arthritis, bleeding disorders, epilepsy and other diseases, have to make these diseases are controlled before dental treatment.
These are the characteristics of adult orthodontics in general although an adult can be orthodontics, but always better than to bother many of the childhood.