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Invisalign速 Teen in Fayetteville, GA

Fayetteville Orthodontics near Georgia is happy to provide Invisalign速 Teen at our Fayetteville offices. Board-certified orthodontists Dr. Kalpesh Thakkar and Dr. Ruchir R. Patel are Preferred Invisalign速 Teen Providers and offer the comprehensive braces for teens as an alternative to metal braces.

What Is Invisalign速 Teen?

Invisalign速 Teen is a clear braces option thats similar to Adult Invisalign速. The removable aligners gradually bring teeth into alignment without the need for traditional braces. However, the teen version of Invisalign速 has a few interesting twists!

Like traditional Invisalign速 aligners, Invisalign速 Teen is completely clear except for small wear indicators toward the back of the aligner. These small blue dots show you if your teen is wearing their aligners properly, and if its time to change them out.

Another benefit of Invisalign速 Teen is that a limited number of replacement aligners are built into the cost of your teens braces. After all, teens have active social lives and misplacing aligners at school or sporting events happens more often than you might think.

What Can I Expect From Invisalign速 Teen?

Your teen will wear his or her Invisalign速 Teen aligners for two weeks, changing them out with the next set to progress their tooth movement. The aligners need to be worn for a minimum of 22 hours per day, giving your teen just enough time to remove their braces to eat, brush and floss. The smooth design prevents discomfort that some people associate with traditional braces.

Is Invisalign速 Teen Right For Me?

Invisalign速 Teen can correct a number of common problems including:

  • Gapped teeth
  • Crooked or protruding teeth
  • Crowding
  • Misalignment

Is Invisalign速 As Effective As Traditional Braces?

Absolutely. Invisalign速 Teen works just like other types of braces for teens. However, it is very important that your teen follows home care instructions properly. Forgetting to wear their aligners or put them back in after meals can cause a relapse or a delay in treatment.

What Are Some Of The Practical Advantages Of Invisalign速 Teen Over Traditional Braces?

If your teen plays sports, is in the school band or is worried about how difficult it will be to eat with braces, Invisalign速 Teen is an excellent way to straighten their teeth. Most teens find it frustrating having to deal with dietary limitations when wearing braces, but Invisalign速 Teen can be taken out during every meal. Plus, theres no need to purchase extra tools or aids to keep their teeth clean, just brush and floss as normal! Since teens are usually not as dedicated to their oral hygiene as most parents or dentists would like, Invisalign速 Teen makes it easier to keep their smile healthy during orthodontic treatment.

The smooth, clear design of Invisalign速 Teen means your son or daughter can straighten their teeth without anyone else knowing that theyre wearing braces.

Are There Any Emotional Concerns To Consider?

Getting braces can make some teens feel a bit embarrassed or unsure of themselves. Add to that the fact that fixed orthodontics can impact your speech, and the adjustment may be difficult for some teenagers. Fortunately, clear aligners make it feel as if your teen isnt wearing braces at all.

How Long Does Invisalign速 Teen Treatment Take?

Wearing aligners as directed will ensure that your teens Invisalign速 Teen treatment goes as quickly as possible. During your teens consultation, Dr. Patel or Dr. Kalpesh Thakkar can give you a close estimate as to how long the process should take. Many people see full results in just 12 months.

Does My Teen Have To Wear Invisalign速 All The Time? Its important that clear aligners are worn at all times, except during meals or oral hygiene. Unnecessary time without the aligners can cause a delay in tooth movement. If your teen is involved in athletics and wears a mouth guard, we may need to fit the mouth guard in a way that prevents tooth relapse or where the aligners can be worn underneath.

What Happens If An Aligner Gets Lost?

Fayetteville Orthodontics provides Invisalign速 Teen patients with a limited number of replacement aligners for the cases when one is accidentally misplaced or lost, be it at summer camp or at a ball game.

How Much Time Will Be Spent Visiting The Orthodontist?

Invisalign速 patients have fewer, shorter visits to our Georgia orthodontist office because there are no adjustments necessary. We just need to perform a quick 10 or 15-minute check every six to eight weeks. Several sets of aligners are sent home with your teen at each visit.

How Much Does Invisalign速 Teen Cost in Georgia?

The price of Invisalign速 Teen braces in Georgia, Fayetteville is comparable to other types of braces for teens. Affording braces may simply be a matter of working with your insurance plan and budgeting affordable monthly payments through dental financing providers, such as CareCredit速 or OrthoFi. You can get an accurate price estimate for Invisalign速 Teen at the time of your consultation with our orthodontists.

Who Is Eligible For Invisalign速 Teen?

Contact Fayetteville Orthodontics to schedule a consultation at our Fayetteville office. Invisalign速 Teen providers, Dr. Kalpesh Thakkar and Dr. Ruchir R. Patel, can help you and your teen decide if Invisalign速 is the best teen braces option for your needs. Were open on Saturdays with flexible, 0% interest financing plans available. Contact us today!

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