Hi, my name is Kristin. I am many things to many people. A “mama” to my two children, a wife to my husband, a sister, a former foster child who aged out of the system, and a friend to many. However you may not know of the shame, the embarrassment, the issues I try so hard to hide.
Hi, my name is Kristin and I hide my smile because I am ashamed of my teeth. I do a great job at hiding it, don’t I?
Growing up as a foster child I was not given the chance to have my teeth straightened. I wished and wished that it would happen but it could not. Under the care of the state cosmetic procedures are not allowed. However, I know what it feels like to be a teenager who lived with the insecurity of having horrible teeth. As a parent myself I know when my children come to that age I will not think twice!
For every parent who has ever had a child who has been told they needs braces, did you know that there is a clear alternative? Invisalign is the clear alternative!! What I think is great about a product like Invisalign is the ability to straighten teeth gradually over time with clear plastic aligners.
Invisalign has developed a product that is specifically designed for teens called Invisalign Teen. Invisalign knows that parents and teens need an alternative to braces and they’ve found a clear solution!
- Invisalign can effectively treat many of the same conditions that used to only require metal braces (underbites, overbites, crossbites, etc.)
- Invisalign works the same way metal braces do which is moving teeth by applying pressure over time
- Many people believe these plastic aligners are only suited for very mild (cosmetic-type) improvements, but with all of Invisalign’s technology advancements, Invisalign can actually treat many of the same conditions that were traditionally treated with metal braces
- Invisalign is not only great for adults with whom metal is not an option, but Invisalign now has a product specifically developed for teen patients
One thing about teenagers is they want things that are easy. Invisalign is exactly that. Easy! It’s easy on parents too because you’ll never have to deal with emergency visits to the orthodontist, you’ll never have to dig bubble gum out of wire brackets either. It’s a fact there’s less chair time for teens too, as your teen will need less visits to the orthodontist for things like tightening.
Invisalign can help your teen live a more normal life. As I discussed in my video it will give your child a smile worth smiling about! Your teen will feel confidant and less focused on their teeth. They can have a normal smile without braces while using Invisalign.
The aligners are comfortable and durable, so it’s easy for teens to continue their favorite activities such as playing sports and musical instruments that can be challenging or uncomfortable with traditional metal braces. Teens can also take the aligners out to brush and floss so they can maintain normal, healthy hygiene during treatment and they can eat what they want!!
If your child has been told they are not an candidate for Invisalign I highly suggest you seek one of the Invisalign Preferred Providers which can be easily accessed on their website. Parents may not know but Invisalign can help correct problems you think can only be corrected by traditional metal braces.
You can also find Invisalign Teen on Facebook and Twitter.
Lets have a conversation, did you have braces or any teeth straightening procedure? What did you like or dislike about it? What do you know about Invisalign?
This is a sponsored post from Invisalign however this issue hits so close to home as someone who has lived with their teeth being crooked all their life. I could be chosen as a member of the Invisalign Mom Advisory Board which would greatly impact my life.