Teens today tend to have a pretty active online presence. With the kind of constant sharing social media encourages, there’s more pressure than ever to look good, even before applying filters! In spite of a penchant for posting selfies, many teens are insecure about their appearance. Spending so much time in the spotlight can sometimes be intimidating, especially if your smile is less than perfect. Being able to accept - and embrace! - your own inner and outer beauty is an important part of growing up. But if there are options available that can improve your oral health while also improving your general appearance, why not take advantage of them?

dewitt family orthodontist
Custom Options for

Growing Teens

Although it is important to start monitoring patients at an earlier age, in many cases active orthodontic treatment is not indicated until just before or during the adolescent growth spirt. This time period is important as it allows Dr. Grubaugh to use the growth of the jaws to help with treatment. This achieves the best bite correction in the least amount of time, and consists of a single phase of treatment while eliminating the need for 2 phases of treatment. Our practice offers a variety of braces, types, and styles for you and your teen to choose from. Some common options include:

  • Traditional metal braces
  • Insignia custom designed braces
  • Clear-ceramic braces
  • Invisalign Teen
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