Valley Dental Associates
9199 Reisterstown Road, Suite 206B, Owings Mills, MD 21117

It’s Time to Embrace Braces for Adults

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If you aren’t feeling good because your teeth just don’t look great, then it’s time to talk about braces. Discover how braces for adults can make your life much better.

7 Benefits of Braces for Adults

Today, orthodontists are helping more adults than ever achieve their goal of a great smile. According to The American Association of Orthodontics, 20% of patients are over age 18. Braces for adults go beyond just straightening teeth by providing the following seven benefits:

  • Improved dental health
  • Less pain in the jaw and face
  • More attractive appearance
  • Increased self-confidence
  • Better speech
  • Easier chewing and swallowing
  • More social and professional success

How Braces Work

Orthodontics works by placing appliances onto the teeth that apply gentle pressure to adjust their position. Braces are the most common dental appliances because they let teeth move in different directions while treating many teeth at once. Orthodontists can place braces on the teeth in under two hours, but they may require ongoing adjustment to ensure a comfortable fit. To find the best orthodontist for you, ask your dentist for recommendations.

Braces Today are Trendy

You won’t believe your eyes when you see the tiny and trendy shapes of the braces of today. And with new options in clear plastic or tooth-colored enamel, they’re less noticeable than ever and offer much greater comfort. But if you want to make braces fashionable, choose the brightly colored elastics and wires that are popular with teens. Braces are no longer seen as a burden, just a way to improve your look and your life. Simply find the best orthodontist for you and get the smile you deserve.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Owings Mills, call Valley Dental Associates today at (443) 898-1240 or make an appointment.

Valley Dental Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Owings Mills. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Valley Dental Associates, 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 Valley Dental Associates.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
The only dentist office I’ve been to in my life. Everyone is so great and helpful. Very pleasant place.
Loren I.
I was very happy with my services!
Willie R.
Friendly, do good work, I like the people who treat me
Roger K.
The friendly environment and wait time is awesome.
Cameron J.
I really liked the atmosphere along with how knowledgeable everyone was at this dental office.
Avril B.
I have already recommended two of my friends to this office. They are very professional and friendly.
Alicia H.
I was taken on time and I was out 1 hr later (which was the length of time I was told it would take)
Pearl Z.
Valley Dental Associates has a great staff….they have always been friendly and accommodating to my needs. My first time there was a dental emergency, (I did have an actual first visit appointment […]
Arlene K.
I had my first appointment here last week, based on a recommendation. I was so pleased with the visit. The staff was friendly and professional, and I was taken back almost immediately. Dr. Gorman […]
Regina R.
Jennifer, my hygienist is wonderful! She was so gentle I barely knew she was there lol Great experience!!!
Stephanie J.
I was extremely satisfied with the customer service and the appointment availability. The staff were very professional and friendly. The office was clean and welcoming.
Lisa C.
The services are always stellar.
Kody T.
elena did a great job cleaning my teeth
Steven K.
First impression of the office. Friendliness of the staff. Dr. Oppenheim asked me to tell him about myself, relaxing the initial meeting. I was pleased with the exam and feel comfortable with the […]
Cecelia C.
Matthew is the best dental hygienist ever!
Kimberly K.
responded promptly and effectively to a dental need
Joel L.
Dr Gorman is the best. I’ve been coming to him since my kids were 3 and 5. That’s about 23 years. I’m a baby when it comes to the dentist and he always makes me feel comfortable.
Theresa P.
Awesome! Dr. Gorman is a true professional and very detailed in his work.
Nick H.
First time receiving care from that dentist. I’m impressed. . . he was awesome!
Wyona C.
Office staff is efficient & clinical staff is knowledgeable & take good care of my teeth & gums.
Bonnie W.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (443) 898-1240
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