Invisalign Teen

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The number of teenagers who are choosing Invisalign® to achieve a beautiful, straight smile has in recent years. The use of plastic aligners has several advantages over traditional wire braces. As a result, Invisalign® is one of dentistry’s most popular treatment options for teenagers.

The Many Benefits of Invisalign® Teen

Improve Self-Confidence

As the name implies, the clear aligners are virtually invisible to classmates and friends. Invisible braces will help your teen to feel less self-conscious.


Because they are removable, they allow the wearer to eat and drink whatever they want. They also give teens the freedom to engage in sports and other activities that traditional wire braces may restrict.


Each aligner is custom designed to fit precisely over the teeth as it applies gentle pressure to the teeth to move them into place. There are no wires and brackets that can cause bleeding and discomfort.

Ease of Care

Simply remove the aligners and brush and floss like normal. Better oral hygiene means fewer cavities. You also won’t have any emergency orthodontist visits due to broken wires or brackets.

How Invisalign® Works

Like traditional braces, aligners are designed to move teeth a little at a time, guiding teeth into healthy positions. The clear plastic aligners put gentle pressure on the teeth, ever-so-slightly repositioning them. Clear aligners are one of many technological advancements that have made orthodontic treatment less conspicuous while creating a healthy, beautiful smile.

Schedule a Complimentary Consultation

See us at Spa Orthodontics for a complimentary consultation to get started on your teen’s beautifully straight smile. It’s simple and free to see if Invisalign® will work for your teen. During your consultation, our team will assess your teen’s oral health and analyze whether Invisalign® Teen is the best treatment solution for them.

We Create a Personalized Treatment Plan

The road to your teen’s beautifully straight smile begins with a personalized treatment plan. We will take detailed images and impressions of their teeth and develop an Invisalign® treatment plan that includes the length of treatment, the expected results and financial arrangements for care. Each teen’s transformation timeline varies, but teens can typically expect around eighteen months.

Their New Aligners Are Ready To Use

When their new aligners are ready, we will walk them through the simple process of wearing them. Invisalign® aligners are made of BPA-free smooth plastic and are custom designed for the person’s teeth. Your teen can fully expect them to fit nicely and be comfortable as they wear them for about 20 to 22 hours a day. Remember, they can be removed to eat, drink or engage in activities where removal is helpful.

Simply Follow the Schedule

As each Invisalign® aligner gently moves teeth into position, they will need to switch to a new next-step aligner about every two weeks. Precision crafted, each aligner is designed to build upon the previous aligner to shift their teeth about 1/10mm per tray. With each new aligner, they will begin to see their teeth move closer and closer to their final destination. Our team will see them at regular intervals throughout treatment to ensure everything is moving according to schedule.

Enjoy a Beautifully Straight Smile

When treatment is complete, they’ll be flashing a new confident smile for the world to see. For some teens, a follow-up retainer may be worn for a while to ensure their beautifully straight smile remains aligned.

The Benefits of a Straight Smile

Confidence and Beauty

A beautiful smile increases self-esteem, confidence and overall appearance. Not surprisingly, research also reveals that it may lead to greater professional opportunities and higher income levels as your teen heads into their future.

Lifelong Oral Health

Straightened teeth lead to better lifelong oral health. They are easier to clean and less prone to chipping and decay. Straighter teeth also reduce the likelihood of gingivitis and gum disease. The goal is a healthy “bite” — top and bottom teeth that fit together properly.

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