Clear Aligners For Teens
There are clear aligners that are designed specifically for the unique needs of teenagers. Read on to learn what makes teen aligners different from standard treatment.
With clear aligners for teens you get the same clear, removable plastic aligners as treatment for adults. Plus, there are a number of additional features that make the process easier for teens. Request an appointment to learn more.
Clear aligners for teens address the barriers that teens may face when it comes to successful treatment. Features include:
Teens tend to take their aligners out more frequently and for longer periods of time than prescribed, which can be very disruptive to treatment.
Clear aligners for teens have compliance indicators on them – small blue dots that fade away after the aligners have been worn for two full weeks (336 hours), to help teens get back on track.
Clear aligners for teens come with stageable 'eruption tabs' that provide space for second molars as they grow in. These eruption tabs can help align the molars as they grow, and prevent them from growing in crooked or too far into the opposite molar’s space.
Clear aligners for teens include six sets of replacement aligners to help reduce the treatment delays and dental health problems that can result from lost or broken aligners.