Serving Children, Teens & Adults
At Lively & Napoli Orthodontics, we believe that everyone deserves high-quality orthodontic care and smiles they love at any age. That’s why we offer a full range of orthodontic services for children, teens, and adults in Stuart and the surrounding areas.
Orthodontics for Children
Children have unique orthodontic needs, and our team at Lively & Napoli Orthodontics goes above and beyond to make them feel comfortable.
The American Association of Orthodontists, Dr. Mark Lively, and Dr. Vince Napoli recommend that your child get their first orthodontic evaluation at the first sign of orthodontic problems or no later than age seven.
Your child's teeth have developed enough by this age for our expert orthodontists to detect subtle problems with emerging teeth and jaw growth before your child loses all their baby teeth.
If your child’s check-up reveals that their bite is in good shape, we won’t recommend treatment. Or, if problems are emerging, we suggest monitoring your child’s growth and development to start treatment when the time is right.
Early evaluation and treatment at our office in Stuart may prevent or intercept more serious problems from developing and make treatment at a later age shorter and less complicated.
Orthodontics for Teens
The most common time for orthodontic treatment in Stuart is between the ages of 11 and 16. Dr. Lively and Dr. Napoli can easily identify spacing, crowding, bite, and alignment issues during this time, and your teen has developed enough to support orthodontic treatment.
We know it can feel intimidating to get braces as a teen, so we’ll make the process fun from start to finish.
Your teen can choose from metal braces with pops of color, clear braces that blend in, or clear, removable Invisalign aligners.
No matter what your teen is interested in, we’ll create a treatment plan that meets their needs while allowing them to continue to live the life they love.
Orthodontics for Adults
Your smile is the first thing other people around Stuart notice about you.
Do you love yours? If not, it’s never too late to learn how orthodontic treatment can help!
Believe it or not, your teeth don’t stop moving after the teen years. Teeth that seemed straight and aligned in youth can shift later in life, causing jaw pain, trouble brushing, or a smile you’re unhappy with.
If you leave misaligned teeth untreated, you may develop other dental problems, such as tooth decay and gum disease. You may also notice abnormal wear on the surface of your teeth or that it’s difficult to chew normally.
Dr. Lively and Dr. Napoli can address these issues and more through orthodontic treatment, giving you the healthy smile you deserve. We can correct orthodontic problems at Lively & Napoli Orthodontics just as easily for adults as children.
Why Should You Think About Orthodontic Treatment?
Straight Teeth Are Healthy
When your teeth are properly aligned, it’s easier to keep them clean through regular brushing and flossing. This helps fight cavities and decay, keeping your smile in shape and protecting your health.
A Straight Smile Builds Confidence & Self-Esteem
Successful orthodontic treatment at Lively & Napoli Orthodontics can help boost your self-esteem, create a better quality of life, and allow you to smile with confidence.
Untreated Oral Issues Will Get Worse
If you refuse or delay orthodontic treatment when Dr. Lively or Dr. Napoli recommends it, you may develop long-term health issues that leave you worse off than when you started.
At Lively & Napoli Orthodontics, our team understands that teens, kids, and adults have different dental needs, so we give each age group personal care.
We’ll work diligently for you to make sure you receive the most appropriate treatment at our inviting Stuart office.
Start With a Consultation
Start your journey towards a healthy new smile today and schedule your consultation with our expert and friendly orthodontists, Dr. Mark Lively and Dr. Vincent Napoli.
Visit Lively & Napoli Orthodontics, and we’ll discuss your options and develop an orthodontic treatment plan designed just for your needs and smile goals.