The Invisalign Teen system straightens your teeth with custom-made clear aligners that are comfortable and practically invisible. Invisalign Teen makes Invisalign technology available to a younger set of orthodontic patients as most teenagers qualify for Invisalign Teen. Invisalign Teen can be used to correct many common orthodontic conditions without wires or metal braces. These conditions include crowding, spacing, cross bites, overbites and under bites.
Invisalign Aligners vs. Braces
Invisalign commissioned the Invisalign Teen Confidence Survey and the results provided evidence that metal braces contribute to low self-esteem in teens. Below are the results:
1. When it comes to wearing metal braces 92% of teens felt that it would keep them from fitting in with their peers.
2. Teens wearing Invisalign clear aligners are 2X more likely to have a boost in self-esteem while in treatment compared to teens in metal braces.
3. Invisalign clear aligners can be just as effective as metal braces.
4. Invisalign Teen costs about the same as metal braces.
5. Teens wearing Invisalign are 68% less likely to be teased than those wearing metal braces.
With Invisalign Teen clear aligners treatment can be just as effective as metal braces and your teen will have a boost of confidence from day one of treatment.
As a parent, you know that the decision to straighten your teen’s teeth isn’t something you should rush. After all, it will not only affect his or her life at the moment, but their future as well. With school, sports, their first job and even prom, braces may not be the ideal first choice.
Invisalign Teen ® offers an easier, more flexible way to give your child the confidence of a great smile without the restrictions, irritation and self-consciousness associated with the metal brackets and wires of traditional braces. Plus, since the aligner trays are removable, your teen can continue brushing and flossing normally, which leads to better overall periodontal health.
You’ll find that Invisalign Teen even offers more convenience for your schedule as well. For you, fewer doctor visits means less time out of your busy schedule. And the Blue Dot Wear Indicator on each aligner provides an approximate gauge of whether your teen has been wearing the aligners consistently and for the recommended amount of time. The indicators will fade as the time to move to the next set of aligners gets closer.
And there’s no need to worry if something happens to one of the aligners– accidentally thrown out, broken or lost. Many orthodontists will charge you for replacing lost or broken aligners, but your Invisalign Teen Provider will give you up to six free replacement aligners.* Just one more reason to select Invisalign Teen.
If you decide the Invisalign Teen is the right choice for you and your family, Dr. Berik and Newton Dental Associates will be ready to help you take the next step toward giving your teen that perfect smile. Contact Newton Dental Associates at (617) 965-0600 to find out more about the clear alternative to braces and to schedule a consultation.