You don’t have to be an adult to take advantage of clear aligners. Adolescents can also utilize these customized trays for orthodontic treatment as well. As a proven method for straightening crooked, gapped, and overcrowded teeth, Invisalign for teens in Franklin Park can also help to correct misaligned bites (e.g., overbites, underbites, crossbites). Teenagers face quite a bit of pressure daily from their peers, and this subtle solution can make the entire orthodontic experience more positive and less stressful. To schedule a consultation and learn more about Invisalign, contact our office in Franklin Park .
In many ways, Invisalign Teen aligners are similar to that of traditional Invisalign, including how treatment works. Both are custom-made from SmartTrack technology, and both plastic aligners are removable. To get started, we must capture digital impressions and scans of your mouth in order to map your treatment from start to finish.
Unique to Invisalign Teen, each aligner has a blue compliance indicator, which makes it simple for parents to see whether their teen is wearing the trays long enough each day—between 20-22 hours. Parents should see changes and progress toward a straighter smile.
Once treatment is complete, the retention phase begins to ensure the teeth don’t revert back to their prior positions.
Given the choice between traditional metal brackets and wires and Invisalign Teen, many adolescents want clear aligners for the following reasons:
Although Invisalign Teen and Invisalign are similar in how the results are achieved, there are a couple of important differences that separate them, including: