Invisalign Teen: Aligning Growing Teeth for Young Patients
Traditional metal braces can be uncomfortable and aesthetically unappealing, especially for young patients. However, with Invisalign® Teen, straight smiles are made possible, without compromising patients’ self-confidence. At the Hamden orthodontic practice
of Dr. Mark J. Schpero, we provide Invisalign clear aligners for teens to help them achieve straighter teeth and healthier bites.
For discreet and comfortable orthodontic treatment, contact Dr. Schpero today to schedule a consultation.
Straightening Growing Smiles Discretely
While clear aligners can be a significant responsibility teens and younger patients to use, Invisalign Teen is specifically created to work with their habits and needs. Compliance is essential when wearing clear aligners, which is why traditional metal braces are recommended teeth treatment for young patents. Invisalign Teen clear aligners include compliance indicators, in a form of a blue dot, to ensure our Hamden orthodontist and parents know that kids are wearing their aligners for the recommended 22 hours a day, keeping them on track with their treatment plan.
These aligners are designed with tabs for budding teeth. Any spaces needed for tooth eruption are kept open and considered in ongoing treatment to allow adult teeth to move into position.
Optimizing Hygiene and Maintaining Diet
Dr. Mark J. Schpero recommends Invisalign Teen aligners for young patients, as these orthodontic appliances do not limit diet choices or require any complex additions to their at-home care routine. Clear aligners are removed during meals, allowing young patients to maintain their regular diets as well. Foods that were restricted during traditional metal braces treatment such as hard and crunchy foods can be eaten. There will also be no embarrassing food particles trapped in brackets.
Patients should brush their teeth after meals and before they place their clear braces, as debris left behind can become trapped and create risk for decay. With these minor considerations, oral hygiene remains simple and only requires the rinsing trays to keep them fresh.
Freedom and Comfort
Invisalign Teen clear aligner causes little to no discomfort and allows young patients the freedom to pursue daily activities, such as sports, without fear of irritating soft tissue. Compared to metal braces, patients can smile with confidence while their clear aligners gradually straighten their teeth. Our Hamden Invisalign Teen clear braces allow your child to achieve a straighter smile discreetly.
Contact Dr. Mark J. Schpero Today!
If your child is in need of orthodontic treatment, but are resistant to wearing traditional metal braces, contact our Hamden orthodontist
today. We provide comprehensive orthodontic care throughout Hamden and Orange.