3 Ways To Know If Invisalign Is Right For Your Teen

3 Ways To Know If Invisalign Is Right For Your Teen
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At my orthodontic practice, offering clear aligners is an important treatment option for patients, especially teenagers. When indicated by a trained orthodontist, Invisalign, the leading clear aligner brand, can provide teens with the beautiful straight teeth they’ve always wanted -- without braces.

A consultation with an orthodontist is the only way to know for sure whether it’s the appropriate treatment option, but understanding the benefits of Invisalign can help you make a decision as to whether it could be the right fit for your teen:

  1. They’re Completely Clear: Invisalign aligners are virtually invisible. No closed-lipped selfies here! If your teen is self-conscious about his or her appearance in photos, Invisalign could be the right choice.
  1. They’re a Confidence Booster: A recent study found that teens wearing Invisalign are twice as likely to experience a boost in self-esteem while in treatment than teens treated with metal braces.
  2. They’re Removable: Invisalign aligners are removable, allowing your teen to eat and drink whatever they'd like while in treatment- and play certain sports more easily.

And here’s a benefit for parents: With Invisalign there won’t be any brackets to become loose or broken, so there are potentially fewer emergency visits to the orthodontist, and fewer interruptions to your busy schedule!

At Gutsche Orthodontics, we strive to ensure all our patients feel right at home by putting your needs first. Come by and meet our highly skilled and well trained staff, or call us at (610) 722-9790 to schedule a free consultation.