Let Invisalign Teen help perfect your child’s smile. Invisalign. Invisalign Teen aligners are removable and virtually invisible, which means we can create a great smile without anyone knowing.

 

Invisalign Teen makes it possible for teens to straighten their teeth in an effective and discreet way without the use of wires or brackets. Invisalign Teen can treat most orthodontic cases, such as underbites, overbites, closed bites and open bites.

If you’re a teenager or pre-teen who may require orthodontic treatment soon, and you live an active lifestyle, Invisalign Teen is an effective treatment option to fit your lifestyle. Our Invisalign patients, both teens and adults, never have to worry about food restrictions or embarrassing smiles. Imagine never having to worry about whether food might get stuck in your braces or whether you can safely play another volleyball or rugby game. Invisalign Teen makes it possible.

Invisalign aligners are completely removable, comfortable to wear, easy to clean and extremely discreet. But remember that to be completely effective, aligners must be worn at least 22 hours every day.  Invisalign Teen offer many advantages over traditional braces such as shorter, less frequent appointments at our office as well as the ability to ‘see’ your final smile in 3D before your treatment even begins.

Invisalign Teen frequently asked questions

Invisalign Teen is the virtually invisible way to straighten your teen’s teeth without the restrictions that come with metal braces. Rather than wires and brackets, Invisalign® uses a series of clear, removable aligners that have been custom-made for your teen’s teeth. Your teen simply wears them over their teeth and changes them out for a new set of aligners every two weeks. Little by little, your teen’s teeth gradually shift into place, achieving that con dent smile.
Yes. When worn according to the recommendations of an experienced orthodontist, Invisalign Teen can be as effective as traditional braces for the most common teeth-straightening issues. Invisalign can effectively treat mild to severe cases, including underbite, overbite, overcrowding and gaps between teeth. The chances are very high your teen will be a great candidate for Invisalign.
If you’ve had braces yourself, you already know the issues associated with metal wires and brackets. With Invisalign, the aligners are removable, so your child can play sports without the worry of being hit in the mouth by a ball, which can cause real damage in braces. They can also continue playing musical instruments properly, without braces getting in the way. With braces, there is a long list of foods your teen shouldn’t eat, from popcorn to apples and raw carrots. With Invisalign, there are no such restrictions. The removable aligners make it easy to brush and floss normally to maintain proper oral hygiene.
Research shows that mothers can underestimate the extent to which teens feel self-conscious about crooked teeth, and using braces as a solution can often make this lack of confidence even worse. But with Invisalign Teen, no one needs to know your child is straightening their teeth, removing a potential source of real anxiety for them and giving them the confidence to be themselves in front of everyone.
Invisalign can be used for teens who have erupting or erupted permanent dentition—this includes most teenagers.
IThe average treatment time is about the same as with traditional braces, but the actual length of your child’s treatment depends on the severity of their condition.
Invisalign Teen costs about the same as traditional braces. You can also claim tax relief on treatment via a MED2 form.
Invisalign Teen is most effective when worn 20 to 22 hours per day and changed every two weeks. Invisalign Teen has a built-in assurance check; each aligner has blue indicators that fade over time when used as directed, so the orthodontist and parents can track compliance.
Not to worry—Invisalign Teen offers six replacement aligners for free! In the event that an aligner is lost, you should inform Dr Hoey right away.
Invisalign Teen often requires less time in the surgery. There are no adjustments to make, no broken wires to fix. After the initial appointment, follow-up appointments are usually scheduled for every four to six weeks.