Teen Orthodontics

teen orthodonticsMost teenagers have all their permanent teeth, so it’s an ideal time to begin orthodontic treatment. Crooked teeth and misaligned bites can be corrected to ensure a healthy and beautiful smile.

Common Teeth Problems for Teens

By age 12, it is usually easy to determine the need for orthodontic treatment. Here are some of the most common orthodontic problems in teenagers:

  • Overbite
  • Crossbite
  • Openbite
  • Crowding
  • Spacing
  • Upper front teeth protrusion

If you think your teen has any of these problems, we invite you to take advantage of our complimentary initial exam to discuss a possible treatment plan and options.

Advantages of Teen Orthodontics

Teenagers are still growing, so we can utilize and take advantage of the rapid growth to guide the teeth into proper position and correct any issues with the bite. Many teens in this age group have braces, so there’s no pressure to fit in. Having orthodontic treatment during the teen years ensure healthier teeth and a beautiful smile.

Types of Teen Orthodontics

You or your teen might not know, but thanks to today’s technology, there are multiple types of braces to choose from. Options include traditional, clear, light braces such as Damon, as well as the popular Invisalign System.

Speaking with Dr. V can help you decide which is the best option for your teen. Teen orthodontics in Corinth or Trophy Club has never been easier and more beneficial than it is today.

 

Contact us today for your complimentary orthodontic appointment.
You deserve a confident smile!