What’s better for teens? Braces or Invisalign?
For teens, Invisalign has to offer even more advantages in comparison with regular brackets. The risk of accidental injury while playing contact sports games might be high because of braces wires and brackets and it is so much lower if you use Invisalign. The edges are smooth. No injury, no irritation, no scratches. Invisalign designed a special line with changing color detectors for better wear timing. No need to care about food, flossing, brushing. All the routine stays the same with Invisalign. Teen self-esteem might be super fragile, so no extra pressure with Invisalign clear aligners.
Braces vs Invisalign vs Clear aligners
|Invisalign Clear Aligners||Braces||Other Clear Aligners|
|Treats simple to complex cases||*||*|
|Proprietary SmartTrack® material for more predictable, controlled tooth movements||*|
|Removable aligners so you can enjoy all the foods and activities you love, and brush and floss easily||*||*|
|No injuries due to broken wires or brackets||*||*|
|No pain from sharp brackets and wires||*||*|
|Easier to see results at every stage of treatment||*||*|
|Frees up your busy schedule with office visits only every four to six weeks||*|
|Covered by many orthodontic insurance plans||*||*||*|
|Teens in treatment are 2x more likely to have a boost in self-esteem 3||*||*|
|Blue indicator dots for teens to monitor compliance||*|
|Invisalign Teen Guarantee: If unsatisfied with treatment within the first six months, switch to braces at no additional cost||*|
Powell Family Dental Clinic is located in a very convenient location, just a few short minuted away from I-205 in SE Portland and 15 minutes from Vancouver, Washington. Call us today to schedule a free consultation. (503) 468-5445 or (503) 788-0405