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3M Treatment For Teenagers

Are 3M Clarity Aligners right for teenagers as well? You bet they are.

Being a teenager is filled with a lot of fun and great experiences. Often teens develop friendships that last a lifetime. They also get involved in activities like sports and school plays.

But being a teenager is also a very stressful time as many teens struggle with self-esteem issues, especially when they feel they look different than their friends. And a crooked smile or overbite can often be the main culprits of their anxiety.

Clear aligners can often be a great solution for teens requiring orthodontic treatment. 3M Clarity Aligners are a popular alternative to braces that is becoming more and more requested for our teenage patients. Clear aligners go virtually unnoticed during treatment and allow you the confidence of showing your smile every day without metal brackets and wires.

Originally, treatment with 3M clear aligners required that all of the permanent teeth have fully erupted in the mouth. However, 3M Clarity Aligners now accommodate for the continuing and natural eruption of the permanent teeth while still providing the kind of effective tooth realignment offered by traditional teen braces.

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The Treatment Process

Your teen’s smile journey begins with a scan or impressions. We will develop a complete digital treatment plan to plot your teen’s best smile with care from start to finish.

The Aligners

Your teen will receive 3M Clarity Aligners created just for them. While there is a lot of freedom with clear aligners, there is also some responsibility. Your teen will wear the aligners for 22 hours per day, but can easily remove them so there are fewer interruptions to their lifestyle. Unlike with traditional braces, they can also eat and drink whatever since they are removable.

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The Transformation

As your teen progresses through treatment, their smile and life will transform through a series of small, expertly designed shifts. And with our clear aligner guarantee, you have the option to switch to wires and brackets if your teen decides against 3M clear aligner treatment within the first six months.

3M Clarity Aligners treatment can give your teen a better teeth-straightening experience when compared to traditional braces.

  • Corrects both simple and complex teeth-straightening cases.
  • Covered by orthodontic insurance.
  • Up to 50% shorter treatment times than traditional braces.
  • No pain from rubbing brackets or broken wires and fewer unexpected orthodontist visits.
  • Continue to enjoy all of the foods and activities they love.
  • Removable trays allows you to eat what you want and makes for easy brushing and flossing.
  • Two times more likely to have a boost in self-esteem.