We understand that undergoing orthodontic treatment during your child’s teenage years can seem like a lot to take on in addition to school and navigating their social life. Fortunately, both parents and teens are able to rely on our team at Midtown Family Dentistry of Dallas to be right by their side throughout their entire journey, providing helpful braces care tips and making the process as comfortable and stress-free as possible. If your teen has orthodontic issues like a misaligned bite or crooked or crowded teeth, please give us a call today to schedule a consultation with our Board-Certified Orthodontist in Dallas, Dr. Jay Patel.
Whether your teen loves the look of colorful elastics and metal braces or wants to straighten their smile more discreetly, Dr. Patel offers both traditional braces as well as Invisalign clear aligners. Both treatment options are able to address a wide range of orthodontic issues, including overbite, underbite, crossbite, dental misalignment, crowding, and more. However, they both use different mediums, allowing them to accommodate patients who want different experiences.
You can learn what process best fits your teens needs and desires by scheduling a consultation with Dr. Patel. Our team will outline each of their treatment options for them, discussing the pros and cons, as well as providing a cost estimate so you know exactly what to expect from their journey as a parent.
Braces in Dallas are an excellent way to help your teen learn about responsibility, and how they can benefit from their hard work following through with their orthodontic treatment. As a parent, you’ll likely need to nudge them along the way to keep up with their oral health so they don’t develop issues like cavities down the road. Here are some braces care tips that we recommend for your teen:
If either you or your teen has any questions or concerns throughout their treatment, don’t hesitate to call our team at Midtown Family Dentistry of Dallas. We’re always happy to help!