For many adults, the word “braces” brings up a picture of a kid or teenager with bulky metal wires and brackets running across their teeth. However, this is a false stereotype. Dental braces are ideal for orthodontic patients of all ages and come in many different types. In fact, more and more adults are tapping into the multitude of benefits that come with this orthodontic treatment. If you have dental alignment issues that were never rectified or want to correct new problems that have emerged, don’t put off treatment simply because of your age. Below are some of the myths we want to correct about braces for adults.