Braces for Teens

Straight teeth for teens

Would you like to have straight teeth and a beautiful smile for your teenager? Braces solve many problems:

  • Crooked teeth – Braces improve your appearance
  • Reduce decay and gum disease potential
  • Improve chewing

Orthodontic braces also provide outstanding benefits:

  • Improved self-confidence and self-esteem (How do you feel when you smile?)
  • Lower dental bills
  • Protect your teeth from excessive wear and reduce stress on your jaw joint
  • Increased chance of having your natural teeth all your life

When your teenager has lost all or most of their baby teeth, this is a great time to come in for a free orthodontic exam.  This is a good age to start treatment because Dr. Khan, our orthodontist, can take advantage of your teenager’s growth to correct jaw abnormalities and help guide in any teeth that remain unerupted. Using the latest technology, we can now typically avoid more significant treatment like surgery to remove teeth.

Free initial exam

Even if you’re not sure you can afford to start braces right now, you’re welcome to come in for the free orthodontic evaluation. At this appointment, Dr. Khan will take a growth and development xray to see how your teen’s teeth are coming in (and you can check out their wisdom teeth on this xray as well!), he will also take a series of photographs and do a thorough clinical exam to determine the treatment plan for your teenager. You are invited to come back 2 weeks later for another free consultation where Dr. Khan will review his treatment plan with you and you can ask as many questions as you like to make sure you understand how your teenager will achieve a beautiful smile. Also at this orthodontic consultation visit, Amber, our friendly and knowledgeable treatment coordinator, will spend the time with you to review treatment fees and help you come up with a payment plan that works for your budget. She has helped many families searching for Troy Ohio braces and Dayton Ohio braces to afford braces for their teenager with her flexible payment plans and willingness to spread out the cost. Just ask her!

As you’re considering braces for your teenager, you can feel confident that you’re not just giving them straight teeth and a beautiful smile – you’re also helping to improve their health as well. Adults with straight teeth often have fewer problems with food getting caught in between their teeth – and when food catches and stays between your teeth, that’s where tooth decay and gum disease can take hold. Orthodontic treatment is much more than just straightening your front teeth that show when you smile – Orthodontists spend their 2 additional years in training to learn how to move teeth so that every tooth fits into occlusion (correct bite). This means that another major benefit of completing orthodontic care for your teenager is that their teeth fit properly together, making it easier to chew and reducing additional stress on your jaw joint.

Please click schedule an appointment to request this free orthodontic evaluation visit today!

Teens can now also take advantage of Invisalign Teen, a system of clear retainers to help move teeth to their final positions. If you’re looking for orthodontist Troy Oh or orthodontist Dayton Oh, just give us a call.


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