Remember when getting braces meant having to wear those unattractive metal “railroad tracks” to straighten them? They were most teenagers’ nightmare, if for only visual reasons. Those days are over for teens whose teeth can be straightened using Invisalign® treatment.
If your teen needs braces, come to the office of Orthodontics at Jackson Heights Smiles. We will evaluate her (or him) to see if she would be a good candidate for Invisalign treatment. Instead of using wires and brackets, Invisalign manipulates teeth with a sequence of clear and customized removable appliances. Though not invisible, they’re barely noticeable, which will give your teen more comfort and confidence while her teeth are being repositioned.
Those aren’t Invisalign’s only advantages. Others include not needing to change the way she brushes and flosses, having no restrictions on the food she eats, being free of painful sores on her interior cheeks and not having to endure frequent adjustments.
Here’s how the Invisalign treatment starts. You and your teen will have a consultation with one of our Invisalign-trained orthodontists. The orthodontist will evaluate the configuration of your daughter’s (or son’s) teeth and decide if they are conducive to Invisalign treatment. If they are good candidates, the orthodontist will work out an exact, individualized digital treatment plan that showcases the step-by-step transformation of her smile.
After your approval of the plan, your teen’s sets of aligners will be made. She’ll wear each set for 20 to 22 hours per day, and she’ll get a new set every one to two weeks. The aligners will gently and gradually shift her teeth into place until they’re beautiful! Invisalign has more than 20 years of proven excellence in perfecting smiles.
The office of Orthodontics at Jackson Heights Smiles skilled and compassionate team of professionals are committed to the highest-quality orthodontic care. In addition to Invisalign, we employ a variety of state-of-the-art techniques and appliances that are at the forefront of orthodontic care to make our patients’ treatments very effective. Properly aligned teeth do wonders for smiles and oral health! For more information on the many choices we provide, please make an appointment with us today!