Is Invisalign Teen Right for My Child?

The idea of undergoing orthodontic treatment may be a stressful prospect, especially for teenagers. Yet, no one wants to look at photos of their teenage-era summer vacation, cousin’s graduation party, or everyday Instagram pictures feeling self-conscious about their smiles. Fortunately, traditional metal braces are no longer the only option for orthodontic treatment for teenagers who live in Midtown Manhattan. Dr. Ingrid Barillas and Dr. Rodolfo Sanchez of Dental Specialists of New York offers Invisalign for teens. They are a custom solution that is more comfortable and less obvious than traditional braces, as well as being as equally effective.

If you or your child is interested in Invisalign Teen in Midtown Manhattan, read these important points from Dr. Barillas and Dr. Sanchez:

Treatment with Invisalign Teen

Invisalign for teens is a series of clear, plastic aligner trays. 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 may believe that they are not eligible for treatment with Invisalign because they have a complicated or unique case. Dr. Barillas and Dr. 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. Due to this, the clear aligners can be forgotten or misplaced. Patients need to be conscientious about keeping the Invisalign tray safe and secure while it is not being worn, according 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.


Dr. Ingrid Barillas, Dr. Rodolfo Sanchez, and the team at Dental Specialists of New York are experts in Invisalign for teens. If you have any questions pertaining to braces, clear braces, Invisalign, or Invisalign for teens in Midtown Manhattan, Upper East Side Manhattan, 10155 zip code area, Midtown East NYC, Sunset Park NY, Park Slope NY, NYC, or would like to schedule a complementary consultation with Dr. Barillas or Dr. Sanchez, contact Dental Specialists of New York at: (212) 661-2192.

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