What do I do after my treatment with Invisalign Teen is over?
Dr. Ingrid Barillas, Dr. Rodolfo Sanchez, and the team at Dental Specialists of New York advise their patients to continue to be seen in their office, even after their orthodontic treatment with Invisalign Teen in Park Slope NY is complete, to ensure that their teeth stay set and secure in their optimal positions.
Invisalign Teen in Park Slope NY
Continue to work with Dental Specialists of New York
Because you have completed your course of treatment with Invisalign Teen, that does not mean your teeth will stop shifting. Teeth continue to shift and move throughout your adult life. Conscientiously kept appointments with Dental Specialists of New York ensure that when new problems arise, Dr. Barillas and Dr. Sanchez can intervene and correct the problem so it does not escalate into a more serious situation.
Get a retainer. Wear it
Teeth continue to move and shift naturally after treatment with Invisalign Teen is complete. Wearing a retainer after treatment will ensure the teeth continue to stay in the desired position. There are different types or retainers that Dental Specialists of New York offers after treatment. One type is a permanent retainer comprised of a strip of metal fastened to the back surfaces of the teeth. There are also removable retainers available that are worn at night. Both retainers are effective at maintaining your smile in Park Slope NY after your Invisalign Teen treatment is over.
Brush and floss
While this may seem like an obvious tip, it is one of the most important ones. For your teeth and mouth to stay healthy after your treatment with Invisalign Teen, Dr. Barillas and Dr. Sanchez stress the importance of conscientious oral health care habits after treatment to ensure long-lasting results.
See your dentist
Continue to see your dentist after your orthodontic treatments in Park Slope NY with Invisalign Teen is complete. Your dentist will evaluate the state of your dental health after treatment. In addition, he or she will identify and treat any emerging issues, as well as help keep your teeth clean and healthy.
Dr. Ingrid Barillas, Dr. Rodolfo Sanchez, and the team at Dental Specialists of New York are experts in Invisalign Teen. If you have any questions pertaining to braces, clear braces, Invisalign, or Invisalign Teen in Park Slope NY, Sunset Park NY, Brooklyn NY, 11220 zip code area, Midtown Manhattan NYC, NYC, or would like to schedule a complementary consultation with Dr. Barillas and Dr. Sanchez, contact Dental Specialists of New York at: (212) 661-2192.