Invisalign For Teens, Glasgow

Invisalign is a popular orthodontic treatment option that is available for teenagers.

It is a modern alternative to traditional braces and offers a more discreet and comfortable way to straighten teeth here are some key points about Invisalign for teens:

  1. Clear aligners: Invisalign uses a series of clear removable aligners that are custom made for each individual. These aligners are made of smooth BPA free plastic, and are virtually invisible when worn, Making them a popular choice amongst teenagers who may feel self-conscious about wearing traditional braces.
  • Customised treatment plan: When a teenager begins their Invisalign treatment, their orthodontist will create a customised treatment plan advanced computer imaging technology is used to predict the movement of the teeth and design a series of aligners that will gradually shift their teeth into their desired positions.
  • Removable and convenient: One of the advantages of Invisalign is that their aligners are removable, this means that teams can easily take them out when eating drinking brushing or flossing. It allows for greater freedom in their daily activities compared to braces as there are no dietary restrictions and oral hygiene is easier to maintain.
  • Compliance and responsibility: Invisalign treatment requires responsibility and compliance on the part of the teenager. They must wear the aligners for 20 to 22 hours a day for optimal results. It is important to stress the significance of following the dentist’s instructions to achieve the desired outcome.
  • Regular checkups: Throughout the treatment process teenagers will have regular checkups with their dentist, to monitor progress and receive new sets of aligners. These appointments usually happen every six to eight weeks, depending on the specific treatment plan.
  • Duration of treatment: The length of Invisalign treatment for teenagers can vary, depending on the complexity of the case. On average, the treatment can last between 12 to 18 months. However each case is unique and the orthodontist will provide a more accurate estimate based on individual circumstances.

Remember, while Invisalign offers many advantages, it is essential for teenagers to follow the orthodontist instructions for successful treatment. Popping in to see us at Khush Dental in Bishopbriggs, near Glasgow, for a free consultation, is the best way to determine if Invisalign is the right option for your teenager’s specific orthodontic needs.