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Invest in Your Teen’s Smile

Orthodontic treatment is an investment in your teen’s future. Although adults can successfully complete orthodontic treatment , a teen’s jaws and teeth can respond quicker to the treatment ,shortening their total treatment time.

The teen years ( between the ages 12 and 16) are the most common time for orthodontic treatment because most permanent teeth will be in place. Luckily, some new treatment modalities to make the process much easier than ever before.

At The Smile Wellness we after careful monitoring of 2D X-rays or 3D imaging, photographs and 3D scanned Models of the teeth can diagnose various dental problems like spacing, crowding, bite alignment and whether your teen’s bone and jaw structures are formed enough to allow orthodontic treatment to begin.

If you notice any of the following issues, we recommend a complete evaluation as they could be signs your teen may benefit from orthodontic treatment.

• Early ,late or irregular loss of their baby teeth

• Difficulty with chewing or biting

• Crowding or extra spacing between teeth

• Jaws that shift or make sounds

• Frequent biting of the cheekor the inside of the mouth

• Teeth that meet abnormally or do not meet at all

• Jaws and teeth that are out of proportion to the rest of the face

• Protrusion of the teeth

Benefits of a straight Smile

Straight teeth that respond well to orthodontic treatment have many benefits , including:

• Being less prone to wear and tear, chipping and tooth trauma

• Being easier to keep clean ,helping to prevent tooth decay and cavities

• Reducing the chances of developing gum disease ,which can result in bone loss, decay and tooth loss

• Improving proper chewing and digestion of food


In the past, straightening teeth using Invisalign was really only an option for adults. With Invisalign Teen, that is simply no longer the case. Invisalign Teen is the virtually invisible way to straighten your teeth without braces, using a series of clear, removable aligners. Dr. Sachin Lad is one of the leading providers of this exciting innovation in invisible teen braces in and around Thane. We are happy to be able to offer teens an option to traditional metal braces.


    • Virtually invisible braces that allow your teen to smile confidently even during tooth realignment? Yes, please! Not only can your teen benefit from this innovative technology, but you as a parent can rest easy knowing Invisalign Teen is as effective as metal braces in straightening teeth.

    • Teens can smile confidently and with no self-consciousness for photos

    • Invisalign Teen takes about the same amount of time as traditional metal braces.

    • Removable aligners mean that your teen can thoroughly brush and floss his or her teeth with ease. Thus, maintaining excellent oral hygiene is easier.

    • Your teen will be able to play sports or musical instruments more easily.

    • With Invisalign Teen, there are no restrictions on eating foods that normally prove problematic for metal braces.

    • Invisible braces mean higher confidence for your teen and less complaining.

As a leading and experienced provider of Invisalign Teen, we are experts at being able to work with many types of dental issues that, in the past, may have disqualified a candidate for Invisalign technology.

Frequently Asked Questions

Your Questions, Our Expert Answers.

  • What are braces for teens, and why are they recommended?

    Braces for teens are orthodontic devices designed to correct dental misalignments and bite issues during adolescence. They consist of brackets, wires, and sometimes bands that gradually move teeth into their proper positions. Braces are recommended for teens to address common orthodontic issues like crooked teeth, crowded teeth, and malocclusions.

  • How do braces for teens work?

    Braces work by applying continuous, gentle pressure on the teeth, encouraging them to shift into the desired positions. The braces components (brackets, wires, and bands) are adjusted periodically by the orthodontist to ensure the teeth move correctly. This process helps achieve a straighter smile and a proper bite.

  • Are there different types of braces for teens?

    Yes, there are different types of braces for teens. Traditional metal braces are the most common, but alternatives like ceramic braces and clear aligners (such as Invisalign Teen) are also available. The choice depends on factors like treatment needs, lifestyle, and personal preferences.