Gentle Dental of Allentown
2015 West Hamilton Street, Suite 202, Allentown, PA 18104

Why Invisalign Teen Is So Popular with Teenagers

Have you heard about the clear alternative to metal braces called Invisalign® Teen? See how these clear braces fit a teen’s life and needs.

How Invisalign Teen Is Clearly Different

Invisalign Teen is a completely clear form of braces that helps teens straighten their teeth easily and effectively. These clear braces feature a series of customized clear aligners that gradually move a teen’s teeth into the proper place. A teen must wear the clear aligners for around 22 hours each day and see their Invisalign provider every two weeks for a brand new set. Since clear braces appear completely clear and don’t have noticeable metal brackets and wires, they’re a much more attractive alternative to metal braces for teens.

The Clear Advantages

Invisalign Teen offers all of the dental benefits of traditional metal braces, yet with many more social and personal advantages for teens. These clear braces can straighten teeth and correct dental problems as effectively as metal braces, yet don’t affect a teen’s daily activities, eating, dental hygiene, or confidence. As a result, Invisalign Teen is a popular alternative to metal braces. Some of the biggest benefits include:

  • As effective as metal braces for mild to severe dental issues, such as overbite, underbite, overcrowding, and gaps between teeth
  • Less difficulty eating, brushing, and flossing since clear braces must be removed during these activities
  • None of the eating restrictions of metal braces
  • No self-consciousness about wearing braces

Tips on Treatment

Believe it or not, teens generally wear Invisalign Teen for the same amount of time as metal braces. Plus, the costs are rather comparable. Yet since every case is different, your teen’s treatment time must be determined by your Invisalign provider. And the overall costs will depend on the severity of the conditions and the geographic location of treatment.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Allentown, call Gentle Dental of Allentown today at (610) 616-3593 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Allentown. With 11 affiliated practices in the Greater Philadelphia area, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Gentle Dental of Allentown, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Gentle Dental of Allentown.

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Courteous, timely, cleanliness, and friendly people, plus does a good job on my teeth.
Lois H.
This dental practice has been amazing. They are professional, compassionate, and knowledgeable. I had not been to the dentist in quite some time, and was nervous about being reprimanded…nope […]
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Dr. Minnetola is not only thorough he, and his staff, are friendly and welcoming. They put you at ease.
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Always has been a good experience. Great dental care.
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The staff & doctors are friendly, helpful & professional. The overall experience was positive.
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Everyone is always very pleasant. I like that everyone takes the time to explain what they are doing and why.
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Doctor very friendly and explains everything
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Professionalism. Straight to the point. Very up front about billing. No hidden fees. Great people. Charismatic and patient.
James M.
Mark Minetola and Michele Ferguson are two of the best dentists in this area by far ! I absolutely love my hygienist, she always does an amazing job. Judy Lees is an awesomely amazing assistant and […]
Lorrie R.
Before last week I had only ever gone to the same dentist since I was born. However, since they were only a pediatric dentist I had to stop seeing them once I turned 19 and had to find a new dentist […]
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I’ve been a patient of Dr. Ferguson and Dr. Minetola for years. They are both extremely knowledgeable and have a great support staff working with them.
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Dr. Fergusen, Joanne, and the staff were patient, understanding to my needs, and professional. I would recommend anyone to them because they have great social skills.
Mark S.
Feel that Dr. Ferguson and Dr. Minetola are very courteous and very competent.
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Dr Mark Menatola is excellent & his assistant Judy. They are the BEST!!
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Friendly, knowledgeable staff.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Minetola for many years. He is a thorough, knowledgeable, and compassionate dentist and I never have less than excellent care from him and his staff. Although this last […]
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