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Children and Invisalign

Should my child have a fixed brace or a clear aligner?

Have you ever heard of Clear aligners worn by friends or family?

A clear aligner looks like a transparent suck down mould of your teeth, it is made of clear plastic and it fits snugly over your teeth.
An example of a clear aligner would be Invisalign.

This is a popular approach for achieving the smile you have always dreamed of over fixed braces, there is no clasps brackets and screws of braces involved.

But is this the way forward for your child?

Have you been to see the orthodontist with your child, and had a consultation to be told they need braces to correct the alignment of their teeth and their bite, you may find your child is quite apprehensive about the experience ahead.

We find most children are treated in their teenage years, when they have orthodontic treatment.

The factors to consider of how your teenager is feeling about braces are:

With these factors in mind you could explore the clear aligner approach to orthodontic treatment.

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If you would like to explore Invisalign at our practice, please give us a call on 01784 273880 or fill in one of our enquiry forms to find out more.

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