Many people learn that they need orthodontic treatment when they’re teens, which is why Invisalign created a special teen-centered treatment. At Advanced Dentistry of Alhambra, your teen can have a choice between traditional metal braces and discreet clear aligners, helping them build their autonomy and make decisions based off of their needs and desires. Dr. Gashparova is a proud Premier Invisalign Provider as well, ensuring that your teen’s treatment will be a smooth and successful journey!
Traditional braces and Invisalign in Alhambra can both achieve similar results by addressing problems like crowded and gapped teeth and malocclusion. However, they also feature many differences that make some patients more suitable for one over the other. Here are some key differences between metal braces and Invisalign aligners:
Invisalign Teen is a special treatment that we offer that’s very similar to traditional Invisalign, but with a few differences that make them a better choice for younger patients. Invisalign Teen includes six replacement aligners with the treatment because it’s more likely for younger patients to misplace or lose them. Additionally, aligners for Invisalign Teen have small blue dots on them that will fade away when it’s time for them to move on to the next set of trays in their treatment.
Invisalign for Teens can help younger patients learn responsibility because they’ll need to build certain habits to meet the requirement of their treatment. Some of these include:
If you believe Invisalign Teen is right for your child, don’t hesitate to reach out to your dentist in Alhambra to learn more about the treatment!