Teen Braces

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At the office of Straight Smiles Orthodontics, we’re dedicated to helping you and your loved ones smile with confidence and ease. Our skilled and experienced orthodontists are specialty-trained and are well equipped to address the unique orthodontic needs of patients ranging from childhood and adolescence, all the way up through adulthood. As a state-of-the-art practice, we offer the latest options in care, including low-profile metal braces, as well as a variety of discreet options such as Invisalign®[1] clear aligners. Whether your children are due for their first orthodontic evaluation, or your teenagers require care, you can count on us to work closely with you to find the most suitable treatment options for the best outcomes of care.

When your children reach their early teens, they’re generally in what’s called the late mixed dentition stage. This is the age when most of the permanent teeth are in place and a few baby teeth remain. If the need for orthodontic treatment is indicated, you can rest assured that we will use your child’s growth and development to their fullest advantage. As most parents are already aware, the teenage years are an age when your kids not only begin to acquire the characteristics of a more adult appearance, but also a heightened sense of self awareness. During this period of development, building self-confidence and investing in peer relationships are of increasing importance. A healthy, well-aligned smile can help your teens to develop a more positive self-image and build their self-esteem. In addition to the aesthetic rewards of a well-aligned smile, crooked teeth can predispose your teens to a number of health issues including the development of dental disease, headaches, or TMJ. As skilled providers of care, we offer a complete selection of braces to address the unique requirements of every smile.

At the office of Straight Smiles Orthodontics, we’re dedicated to providing the highest level of skilled and compassionate care. For more information on our practice and the many services we provide, give our office a call today.


[1] Invisalign is a registered trademark of Align Technology, Inc.