Correcting malaligned teeth can be done at any age, but it is more effective in teenage years when your jaw bone and facial structure is still developing or when most of your permanent teeth have started growing. It is easier to realign the teeth from the roots at a younger age than waiting until you are adult.
There are high chances that your teeth might still move out of alignment at this stage that is why your dental practitioner will suggest the use of retainers every night to keep your teeth straight. Some teenagers are not always comfortable using metal braces. Invisalign has saved teens the discomfort of using metal braces to straighten their teeth.
The Invisalign Teen works just the same way as the Invisalign Full, only that some features are added to make it ideal for teenage patients. In the Invisalign teen braces, clear aligners are customised according to personalised treatment plans, and they are fitted comfortably on the upper and the lower jaw. The aligners apply pressure to the teeth in certain places to move them into better alignment.
The teen aligners should be changed every two weeks, so your dentists must provide a new set of aligners to be used. It will be required that you come for a check-up every 6-10 weeks if the treatment is successful as planned. The duration for treatment varies depending on what is to be done; the total treatment time is about 12-18 months.
There are numerous benefits of straightening your teeth; they include:
Teeth straightening is an investment in your child’s future oral health. Misaligned teeth are always very hard to clean; they are likely to build up plaque, which might lead to tooth decay. The decayed tooth is more likely to need fillings as years go by. Teeth straightening has helped to maintain good oral hygiene that protects your teeth from tooth decay
Invisalign Teen braces have successfully been used to treat a wild range of dental conditions that were treated with traditional braces in the past. These conditions include:
Outlined below are some of the advantages of Invisalign over traditional metal braces:
The following are the features that come with Invisalign teen removable aligners that make them ideal for younger patients:
These features make Invisalign teen a good choice for parents who want the aesthetic benefits of invisible braces with little or no disadvantages.
Invisalign Teen costs about £2,500 – £5,000 based on the complexity and length of treatment required. As the practice allows payment plans that help you spread the cost of treatment for your child.
The NHS gives free metal braces for individuals under the age of 18 in the UK, provided an orthodontist has identified a functional need for them. About 200,000 children and teenagers get braces in England and Wales yearly. Patients are allowed to have personalised metal braces branded in the colours of their choice, which makes it more fun to use.
Invisalign Teen could be the best option for your teen if you are looking for braces that are not noticeable. You won’t need to bother about the discomfort of using the metal mouth braces if you use these clear aligners. Apart from comfort, there are special features designed, especially for teenagers.
I had been interested in getting Invisalign braces for sometime. A friend recommended Adult Braces London and I went to see them for an assessment. I went ahead with the treatment and I’m delighted with the results and with a very reasonable price that I paid.
I had stopped wearing retainers after a previous tooth straightening. The staff were very kind and did not tell me off! The work I have had done so far has been excellent and I am looking forward to a new more confident smile in a shorter time than with traditional braces!
I go for regular tray changes for my Invisalignat Adult Braces and my teeth are much betternow! I would definitely recommend them. I have a customer facing job and love the fact that the braces are virtually invisible.
I wanted to have correction of my top teeth that had an overbite. I was told that Adult Braces Clinic could help. They have helped me, and made a customised Invisalign system that I am really pleased with, and a good price too.
I have had crooked teeth since I was a child. I went to Adult Braces for advice and help. I have decided that I will go ahead with Invisalign invisible braces, very soon and am pleased at the relatively short time it will take.
I was suffering teeth that had moved back after I stopped wearing my retainer. The dentists at Adult Braces Clinic took a lot of time helping me and I am now having treatment to help me on my way to a great smile.