What is Invisalign?
The Invisalign System is a virtually invisible treatment that uses and innovative approach to gently yet effectively straighten your teen’s teeth through a series of custom-made removable aligners made with unique SmartForce technology, the Invisalign system gradually and predictably moves your teen’s teeth to an ideal position.
What is the suitable age for Invisalign teen?
For Invisalign teen, patients can start as early as 8-9 years old and suitable for children for mixed dentition.
Invisalign can be used for teens who have erupting or erupted permanent dentition—this includes most teenagers. A trained Invisalign orthodontist should evaluate your teen’s specific dental issues to determine candidacy.
Where can I get my Invisalign treatment for my teen?
Invisalign Teen with mandibular advancement is now available in Singapore and DP Dental is honored to be the pioneering hand-picked group of dentists in Singapore to launch this latest innovation from Invisalign to our patients.
What is Invisalign with mandibular advancement?
Invisalign Teen with Mandibular advancement, is the first clear aligner solution for Class II correction in growing teen patients. A Class II correction combines treatment to move the lower jaw forward while simultaneously aligning the teeth.
The benefits of Invisalign Teen with mandibular advancement include:
- Treatment efficiency through cost and time savings with a clinically proven*, single-appliance solution.
- No compliance concerns associated with using elastic bands by providing elastics-free correction.
- Increased patient comfort during treatment.
- Up to 50 percent shorter treatment times when combined with weekly aligner changes.
- All of the existing benefits of Invisalign Teen treatment, including up to six free replacement aligners, eruption compensation for erupting molars and canines, and compliance indicators, and the ability to maintain good oral hygiene while in treatment.
Is Invisalign as effective as traditional braces?
Yes. When worn according to the recommendations of an experienced Invisalign-trained orthodontist, Invisalign Teen can be as effective as traditional braces for the most common teeth-straightening issues. Invisalign can effectively treat mild to severe cases, including underbite, overbite, overcrowding and gaps between teeth. The chances are very high your teen will be a great candidate for Invisalign.
How long does Invisalign Teen Treatment take?
The average treatment time is about the same as with traditional braces, but the actual length of your teen’s treatment depends on the severity of their condition and can only be determined by your orthodontist.
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Does my teen have to wear Invisalign all the time?
Invisalign Teen is most effective when worn 20 to 22 hours per day and changed every two weeks. Clinical study data show that teens wear their aligners on average for just under 21 hours per day, exactly as recommended. Plus, Invisalign Teen has a built-in assurance check; each aligner has blue indicators that fade over time when used as directed, so the orthodontist can track compliance.
If you teen has misaligned teeth/bite please contact us at (+65) 6281 0122 for further information and assistance. Our dedicated doctors at DP Dental are trained and certified in Invisalign treatment to help your teen resolve teen’s orthodontics issue.