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Why Are Clear Braces Perfect For Teens?

The Power Of A Teenager’s SmileWhen teenagers have crooked teeth they look forward to finding a way to straighten them and achieve a smile that looks much healthier and attractive.

Braces are often recommended to teens at an earlier age to correct different dental problems, including overcrowding, overlapping teeth, and gaps between the teeth.

While there are quite a few different straightening methods available, clear braces are often the best for teenagers for several reasons.

 

Invisalign For Teens

Teens often worry about their appearance. It is natural for teens to want to look good while worrying about what others think about them. Because they are often insecure about the way that they look they may prefer wearing clear braces because those braces are far less noticeable than the metal braces.

Typical metal braces are bulky and a lot easier to notice on the teeth because of their dark color. The clear braces give off the exact opposite appearance because they blend in a lot better with the teeth, making it possible for teens to work on straightening their teeth without feeling so insecure about the whole process.

The Many Benefits Available To Teens Wearing InvisalignMany people who use clear braces to straighten their teeth claim that these braces feel a lot more comfortable. However, people often complain about the discomfort that metal braces tend to cause them. The reason metal braces can cause some discomfort is that the metal can scrape away at the inside of the mouth causing small lacerations that sting and hurt even worse when brushing, drinking, or eating certain foods.

When teenagers want to straighten their teeth in a healthy way that is more comfortable, yet hardly noticeable, clear braces are a great option. Not only do these braces feel better than the metal braces, but they also work to move the teeth at an even faster pace, making it possible for teens to have straighter teeth in no time.

Call Hidden Smiles Orthodontics today to learn more about Invisalign for you teen.

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