Invisalign

You always wanted the best out of everything for your child. He has passed the time as a kid and has grown up to be a teen now. He is more self-conscious and loves freedom. You are worried of the gaps he has in the smile and wish you could change it. Orthodontic treatments have always worked greatly for teenagers since teenage is the time when permanent teeth are just erupted and can be guided to perfection much easily. But does your son/daughter have to go through the pain of metal braces to set the teeth right? Not really! Orthodontics for kids has advanced to include a new technology to correct the smiles. The system is called Invisalign. The treatment involves a series of aligners which are specially made for your kid. Since the aligners are virtually invisible, Invisalign does not leave your child be self-conscious about the smile which is the case with metal braces. In simple words, Invisalign beautifies the smile of your child while not disturbing their daily life. Free from the unsightly appearance of metal braces, teenagers are empowered through Invisalign which helps them take part in their favorite activities with full of energy. Our kids dentists are specialized in orthodontics. Our Invisalign treatment for teens is comprehensive and has helped creating wonderful smiles in Long Beach, Atlanta Beach, Lido Beach and Oceanside localities.

What is Invisalign?

Invisalign is a system of aligners which are fixed over teeth to correct imperfections. Each set of teeth is replaced with the other every two weeks or more. The aligners do the job of moving teeth to right position. Over a period of a year or more the planned result is obtained. Teens can smile openly with more confidence than ever before.

Treatment with Invisalign

Treatment with Invisalign is available only with dentists who are registered with the company to offer the service. The treatment is specially performed after thorough examination of the dental health of the teen. Any cavities or other dental problems should be addressed before performing the treatment. The treatment plan is set up after analyzing the degree of the orthodontic problem. Images and impressions will be taken during the process. This helps our pediatric dentist in creating a 3D image and showing the expected results to patients. The first set of aligners are prepared in lab and fixed over the teeth. The teens have to visit our dental practice once in every 2 or 3 weeks to get the new set of aligners.

Advantages of Invisalign

Invisalign aligners are smooth and can be worn comfortably. They are made of special type of plastic which does not cause irritation within the mouth. Invisalign systems can be removed by patient during the day which enables them to clean teeth and the aligners and maintain better oral hygiene. However, the aligners should be worn at least 22 hours of a day for effective orthodontic treatment. Invisalign systems are virtually invisible which means teens need not worry about their orthodontic appliance when they are smiling. The aligners can cure number of orthodontic problems leaving patients with an effective and flexible option as a solution. Unlike metal braces Invisalign aligners require less time at the dental practice. This is because metal braces use wires which have to be tightened periodically to move teeth. Invisalign aligners are prepared at lab and only require to be replaced.

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