Hey teens, it’s your time to shine! You deserve confidence to carry you through the best years of your life, and a beautiful, healthy smile is just the ticket to get you there! So you may need braces, it’s no big deal! There has never been a better time for orthodontic treatment because we have the most advanced technology to make this the best experience possible. Braces for teens are more comfortable than ever before, and so in vogue! These aren’t your parent’s braces, it’s all about YOU!
How long is this going to take?
You are living life in the fast lane, and we get it. You don’t want braces to slow you down. Well, here’s the good news, Dr. Ricks utilizes the most advanced technology and materials. Orthodontic treatment is more efficient than it has ever been before. Our staff is experienced in the best care, and we’ve been there, too! We understand exactly what you are going through. The amount of time it takes to complete your customized treatment plan will depend on several things including your age, your individual orthodontic needs and concerns, and how active and involved you are in your care. You must be willing to commit to achieve the best result, and we know you can do it! The average treatment time is about 18 months, but it varies for each patient.
You want options, we’ve got them!
Express yourself! You’ve got your own sense of style, and we are here to accommodate! We offer traditional silver braces, or you may go with a less noticeable clear option. We can even discuss whether or not Invisalign is right for you! With this option, your friends may never even know you are changing your smile! Celebrating a special event or holiday, ask us about adding colors to your braces! It is all about you!
I need to EAT! How do I do that with braces?
So, we know word gets around. Yes, there are some limitations to your diet while you are in treatment with braces. BUT, really, it’s not that much! AND, if you are a candidate for Invisalign, there are even fewer restrictions. We’ll go over the complete list of what you can and cannot eat while wearing braces, but basically avoid anything hard, sticky or chewy, and you’re all good. Remember, keep the finish line in mind, and it’s all for the best. You’ll get there before you know it!
Contact us today to schedule a complimentary first visit with Dr. Ricks! We’re happy to discuss your options for the smile of your dreams!