What options are available to teenagers?
Invisalign has several treatment options available for teenagers, depending on the stage of teeth development.
Some teenagers will be suitable for the same Invisalign treatment as adult patients. Younger teenagers, or those who haven’t got all of their adult teeth erupted can be treated with Invisalign Teen – a treatment designed specifically for teenagers. Dr. Sadineni will determine which treatment best suits your individual needs and the condition of your teeth.
Why Invisalign Teen?
Invisalign Teen has been developed with teenagers, parents and leading orthodontists who understand the active lifestyles and unique treatment needs of teenage patients.
The Invisalign Teen aligners are made with the same Invisalign technology used for Invisalign aligners, moving teeth gradually without the need for metal or wires.
- But because teens (and their mouths) are constantly on the move, there are few special features added:
- Blue wear-indicators fade from blue to clear to help Dr. Sadineni, you, and your teenager to gauge wear time.
- Special features designed to compensate for the eruption of canines, second premolars and second molars.
- Six free individual replacement aligners are included in case any get lost or misplaced.
To find out more about Invisalign for teenagers, please call Dr. Sadineni at Dublin Metro Dental Group.
What are some other advantages of Invisalign Teen treatment over traditional braces?
Aesthetic benefits aside, wearing aligners makes an active lifestyle simpler. Because the aligners are made of smooth plastic, there are no metal wires or brackets to irritate the cheeks and gums, making it much more comfortable for your child to play sport or an instrument.
Are there restrictions on what my child can eat while in treatment?
No. Unlike traditional wires and brackets, they can eat whatever they like while in treatment because the aligners are removed for eating and drinking. Thus, there is no need to restrict consumption of any of your favorite foods and snacks.
Call Dublin Metro Dental Group today to schedule an appointment with Dr. Sadineni.