Invisalign Teen®

FAQs

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Are the aligners really invisible?

They are made from clear plastic, so they are virtually invisible. Even when very close, most people will not notice you are straightening your teeth – unless you choose to tell them?


How long does the Invisalign® treatment take?

The total duration of Invisalign® aligners is dependant on each individual and the complexity of the treatment. Generally the time frame is comparable to that of traditional braces and can last between nine and 18 months. During your consultation, your Invisalign® clinician can provide you with more detailed information.


Will the aligners affect speech?     

The vast majority of clients report no effect on speech. However, as with traditional orthodontic appliances, there is an initial adjustment period associated with having something new in the mouth.


What’s the difference between regular and Teen Invisalign®?

Invisalign® and Invisalign Teen® essentially do the same thing, however, because teens (and their mouths) are constantly growing, features have been added to accommodate to this:

  • Blue dot indicator to signify the need to change to the next aligner. When the blue dot turns clear (typically after two weeks), it’s time to change.
  • Designed to allow for the fact that a teens permanent teeth are still growing.
  • Six replacement aligners are also included to minimise the worry of loss or breakages.

What conditions can Invisalign Teen® treat?

This is a great choice for treating a wide range of orthodontic problems that tend to affect children, including:

  • Underbite
  • Crossbite
  • Overbite
  • Spaced teeth
  • Crowded teeth
 

To find out more about Invisalign Teen® and flexible finance arrangements, book a reservation online now or call 0151 65 910 65.