Health + Beauty
It’s never too early—or too late—to get a bright smile. Whether you’re 8 or 88, here’s what you can do for your family and for you.
Nothing demonstrates health and vibrancy like a beautiful smile. No matter your age, a mouthful of shiny white teeth tells the world that you take great care of yourself. Cosmetic dentistry can—and should—be a family affair. In fact, more people across all age groups know this: Cosmetic dental procedures are now performed among all ages fairly evenly, according to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Read on to learn what dentists recommend—for everyone from kids to their grandparents.
“Dentists may refer patients to an orthodontist as early as age 8.”
John Cretzmeyer, dentistry for the entire family