Invisalign Teen


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Waukegan, IL Invisalign for Teens

Nowadays, teenagers don’t have to worry about how they look wearing metal braces in their yearbook photos or social media profile pictures, thanks to Invisalign Teen. This orthodontic treatment method is the clear way to straighten teeth without any metal brackets or wires, using transparent aligners. The aligners are removable and virtually invisible, which means you can improve your smile discreetly and conveniently. You can still eat all your favorite foods and brush and floss normally to keep your teeth and gums healthy.

Designed Specifically For Teens

Invisalign Teen is based on the same technology as the revolutionary Invisalign system but adapted to meet the unique needs of teenagers. With blue-to-clear color-changing dots on the aligners to show how long each aligner has been worn, six free replacement aligners in case some are lost or broken, and other changes designed to accommodate growing mouths, Invisalign Teen is designed to meet all the unique orthodontic needs of busy teenagers!

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How Does Invisalign Teen Work?

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  • Wear each set of aligners for about two weeks
  • Remove only to eat, drink, brush and floss
  • Your teeth will move gradually each week
  • Visit your Waukegan orthodontist every 8-12 weeks
  • Total treatment time averages 9-18 months
  • Average number of aligners is between 18 and 36

What Orthodontic Problems Can Invisalign Teen Treat?

While traditional metal braces still work best in some orthodontic situations, Invisalign Teen can be used to correct some common tooth alignment problems like:

  • Overbites
  • Underbites
  • Gaps between teeth
  • Overlapping teeth
  • Crowded teeth

Advantages  of Invisalign Teen Over Regular Braces

  • Food freedom: You’ll never have to stress out over what foods you can and can’t eat as you’re free to continue enjoying all your favorite foods.
  • Easy oral hygiene: Since there are no brackets or wires, it’s super easy to brush and floss your teeth without anything getting in the way.
  • Improved comfort: With nothing present to rub and irritate the inside of your mouth, you can comfortably achieve your most remarkable smile with the smooth plastic aligners.
  • More self-confidence: You’ll never have to avoid smiling or laughing with your friends due to braces on your teeth, thanks to the clear nature of the aligners.
  • No lifestyle disruptions: Whether you’re out on the field scoring goals or playing an instrument in the marching band, you’ll never have to worry about your braces getting in the way.
  • Fewer appointments: Since there are no wires to adjust, there are fewer appointments to keep with your orthodontist.

Find Out if Our Waukegan, IL Invisalign for Teens is Right for You

The only way to find out if Invisalign Teen is a good fit for you is to request an appointment with us so Dr. Kattner can provide you with a thorough exam. Once your examination is over, he’ll sit down with you to discuss his findings and your treatment options which may include the remarkable Invisalign Teen. We look forward to seeing you soon and helping you achieve the straight and healthy smile you deserve!

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