Invisalign® now offers clear, plastic aligners meeting the unique needs of teens. These special features include:
- Blue Dot Wear Indicator tracks frequency of wear.
- Up to six free replacements in case an aligner is lost.
- Power ridges achieve complex tooth movements.
- Eruption tabs accommodate the growth of molars.
Orthodontic treatment is an important part of family dentistry, and your teen may have asked you about Invisalign®. Oftentimes, parents considering Invisalign® for their teen are concerned about compliance. The aligners are easily removed, and wearing the aligners for at least 20 to 22 hours each day is critical to the effectiveness of Invisalign®. The Blue Dot Wear Indicator fades as wear progresses, indicating the aligner is being worn properly. The Blue Dot Indicator helps your teen take responsibility for frequency of wear.
Other issues somewhat unique to teen mouths are eruption of new teeth and the need for complex tooth root movement. Invisalign Teen® has created features to address these needs, providing the tooth movement necessary for proper alignment and a straight, beautiful smile.
If you live in New Jersey and would like to find out if your teen is a candidate for Invisalign®, please contact Dumont Cosmetic Dental to schedule a consultation with experienced Bergen County cosmetic dentist Dr. Howard Perlmutter.