What is Invisalign First invisible orthodontics for children?
Invisible orthodontics for children consists of a series of transparent aligners, used to align teeth. Using 3D modelling of the patient’s teeth, custom-made aligners are created to move the teeth into the desired position.
Every two weeks, the patient changes his aligners for a new pair (upper and lower jaw), to gradually move the teeth. Each pair of aligners is designed to precisely move specific teeth. The individualization of each case through 3D molding and the precise planning of the treatment plan make it possible to create a tailor-made occlusion and smile for each patient.children’s aligners also have a special feature: they feature a small blue dot that gradually fades as the mouthpiece is worn, making it easy to see whether the child is wearing the appliance correctly.
Is invisible orthodontics feasible for all children?
Just as braces are not possible for all children, treatment with aligners is not always possible.
After an initial consultation, your orthodontist will be able to determine the best appliance to solve your child’s malocclusion (misaligned teeth). Therefore, it is sometimes necessary to first use other devices such as a circuit breaker, a functional device…