Smiling is a Lovely Gesture

Beecroft Orthodontics

Smile Quote No. 40: "A Smile Is Like Tight Underwear: It Makes Your Cheeks Go Up" - Author Unknown

Whether you are the mom who loves to take plenty of photos or simply seeing your kids happy enough to warm your heart, you want to ensure that their smiles are healthy and happy all the days of their life. Working with an orthodontist to understand the benefits of Invisalign allows you to accomplish this goal.

What is Invisalign?

Making an appointment with an orthodontist gives you a look of Invisalign upfront. Invisalign is a type of braces system. However, as the name implies, you cannot actually see the braces. Many adults who did not properly maintain their teeth when they were young choose this method, but you might be interested in these braces for your children as well. Invisalign is an alternative to braces that has helped many people perfect their smiles, but it is not the right option for everyone.

Who Qualifies for Invisalign?

The answer to this question is one of those Invisalign tips that only your orthodontist can answer. Generally, however, children need to have all of their full-grown teeth to qualify for any type of braces. Otherwise, the results of the Invisalign would be counterproductive. Depending on the exact ailment of the mouth and whether or not the braces are fixing, some people might not be eligible for Invisalign either.

What Should I Keep In-Mind?

If you or your child does qualify for Invisalign, you want to weigh the pros and cons of this system and traditional braces. On one hand, your child might feel more confident with Invisalign, but on the other, you may not be able to see as well if he or she is keeping them clean. You also must consider the price and what portion of the cost your dental insurance will cover.

Setting up an appointment with Beecroft Orthodontist will give you answers to your specific questions.

Beecroft Orthodontics, 10472 Georgetown Dr. Fredericksburg, Virginia

Phone: 540-898-2200

Smiling is a Lovely Gesture

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