Adult Orthodontic Treatment

Derek Damon Orthodontics is witnessing a surge in adult orthodontic patients, and the reasons are clear. Advanced orthodontic appliances that blend seamlessly into adult lifestyles offer discreet solutions for smile enhancement. Many adults now recognize the profound social, professional, and oral health benefits of investing in a radiant smile later in life.

Distinguishing Adult Treatment from Adolescent Care

While healthy teeth can be realigned at any age, adult orthodontic treatment differs from adolescent care in key aspects. Firstly, adults have completed jaw growth and development, limiting the scope for structural changes achievable through orthodontic appliances. Secondly, adults are more susceptible to periodontal (gum) disease, necessitating meticulous periodontal health management before and during orthodontic treatment.

At Derek Damon Orthodontics, we prioritize periodontal health alongside orthodontic correction to ensure optimal outcomes. Our personalized approach addresses individual needs and concerns, fostering a supportive environment for adult patients embarking on their smile transformation journey.

Discovering Damon Braces & Invisalign in Bellingham, WA

Our range of adult orthodontic appliances leverages cutting-edge technology to deliver efficient, effective results with minimal disruption to your lifestyle. Whether you opt for Damon braces or Invisalign, you’ll experience a transformative journey toward a straighter, more confident smile.

Here’s a glimpse into our adult orthodontic offerings:


Damon Braces

Featuring passive self-ligating brackets, Damon braces minimize friction and discomfort, facilitating smoother tooth movement for faster, more convenient treatment.

Damon Clear Braces

These ceramic braces blend seamlessly with your teen's natural tooth color, offering a discreet alternative to traditional braces.

Woman wearing clear aligners

Spark or Invisalign aligners

Removable clear aligners provide a virtually invisible orthodontic solution, ideal for teens seeking a discreet treatment option.

Post-Treatment Care and Retention

Retainers play a crucial role in maintaining the results of orthodontic treatment, regardless of age or appliance type. Consistent retainer wear ensures teeth remain in their corrected positions, preventing unwanted shifting and preserving your new smile for years to come.

Unlock Your Smile Potential with Derek Damon Orthodontics

Ready to boost your self-confidence and oral health with adult orthodontic treatment? Contact Derek Damon Orthodontics in Anacortes and Bellingham, WA, to explore our comprehensive range of adult orthodontic solutions. Our dedicated team is committed to helping you achieve the radiant smile you deserve, regardless of age. Don’t wait any longer to embark on your journey toward a happier, healthier smile — it’s never too late to prioritize your dental well-being!

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