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Most Common Age: 11 to 15

The most common time for orthodontic treatment usually begins between the ages of 11 and 15. By the age of 12, most of the permanent teeth have erupted and are settled in place. This means that the doctor can now easily identify crooked teeth, bad bites, and gaps. Rarely will any of the problems listed above correct themselves over time, and because of this most parents make the decision to seek orthodontic treatment for their children.

Major benefits dentists have when working with adolescent children is that they are often able to take advantage of the growth spurts and rapid growth of the child and use it to help shape their bite and teeth correctly. Also, because children have such high metabolisms around this age, it can often help reduce the overall treatment time and discomfort of the orthodontic treatment.

Braces today come in a variety of styles, materials, and colors, making teenage life with braces much easier, more comfortable, and even more stylish than in the past.

Invisalign® Teen

Unbrace your smile!

You can face anything with Invisalign teen as it straightens your teeth without metal brackets and wires.  You are free to enjoy the things that make these the best days of your life like school, sports, dating, and hanging out with friends!

In addition to traditional braces, another great option for Teens is Invisalign®. Learn more about Invisalign® Teen by watching the video.

Contact us today to schedule an appointment for a complimentary orthodontic evaluation.