Is Invisalign Teen Right for My Child?

For teens, the idea of undergoing orthodontic treatment may be a stressful prospect. No one wants to look at photos of their teenage-era summer vacation, cousin’s graduation party, or everyday Instagram candids and feel self-conscious about their smiles. Fortunately, traditional metal braces are no longer the only option for teenage orthodontic treatment.

Dental Specialists of New York in Midtown Manhattan, NYC offers their patients treatment with Invisalign Teen, a custom solution just for teens that is more comfortable and less obvious than traditional braces and is equally effective in most cases. If you or your child is interested in Invisalign Teen in Midtown Manhattan, NYC, read these important points from Dr. Ingrid Barillas and Dr. Rodolfo Sanchez:

Treatment with Invisalign Teen

Invisalign Teen is a series of clear, plastic aligner trays that are custom made to fit over the teeth. They work in the same way as traditional braces do to gently move teeth to their optimal positions within the mouth and deliver a straight and healthy smile. Patients in Midtown Manhattan, NYC may believe that they are not eligible for treatment with Invisalign because they have a complicated or unique case. Dr. Barillas and Sanchez treat patients with a range of orthodontic treatment needs with Invisalign.

Invisalign Teen is removable

A person with Invisalign Teen has the freedom to eat the foods they love without having to be concerned about damage to their teeth or dental work. Invisalign is removable by the wearer to eat, brush, floss, and clean the aligner tray. By doing this, care and maintenance is easy. It also allows the wearer the freedom to participate in sports or play a musical instrument because Invisalign is removable. Because of this, it can be forgotten or misplaced. Invisalign Teen patients need to be conscientious about keeping the Invisalign tray safe and secure while it is not being worn, accoring to Dr. Barillas and Dr. Sanchez.

Invisalign Teen is completely clear

Patients in Midtown Manhattan have the opportunity to feel fully confident in their smiles while undergoing treatment. Only the patient wearing the Invisalign aligners can tell they’re there. This makes a more cosmetically pleasing system than traditional metal braces. Treatment with Invisalign, like any other orthodontic treatment system, requires the patient to wear a retainer to ensure long-lasting results after treatment.

Invisalign Teen is the clear alternative to braces for teenage patients needing orthodontic treatment in Midtown Manhattan, NYC. To learn more about treatment with Invisalign Teen, visit the Dental Specialists of New York website or contact Dr. Barillas and Dr. Sanchez at: (212) 329-7818.

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