Invisalign Teen Clear Braces in Huntington, NY

invisalign-teen-clear-braces-HuntingtonWhether you’re just entering your teens, a freshman in Huntington high school, or ready to graduate and head off to college, you’re ready for a fresh start. Braces sometimes just don’t fit into the equation. Lucky for you, there’s a clear solution. With Invisalign Teen® you can straighten your teeth minus the wires and brackets. Dr. Jacquie Smiles specializes in Invisalign Teen for her patients in Huntington, NY.

Invisalign for Teens

Now teens don’t have to worry about embarrassing metal braces in their yearbook photos or social media profiles. Dr. Jacquie Smiles offers a clear way to straighten teeth without metal braces, using Invisalign for teens in the Huntington, NY area. Invisalign aligners are removable and virtually invisible, which means you can straighten your teeth without anyone knowing. You may also brush and floss normally to maintain healthy gums and teeth since there are no wires, metal or brackets to cause mouth abrasions.

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To schedule your Invisalign Teen consultation with Dr. Jacquie Smiles near  Huntington, NY at her dental office, please call 845-827-1149 or fill out the contact form to receive additional information.

Regualr braces versus Invisalign

Invisalign is a popular alternative to traditional metal braces for many teens in Huntington. Invisalign is removable, comfortable and best of all clear. Many teens are highly sensitive to the way they look, so having this amazing option of clear braces helps many teens feel more comfortable in school, with their peers and in social settings.


It is highly recommended to make your child’s first appointment with an orthodontist when their permanent teeth come in, usually around the age of seven. The overcrowding and uneven bite issues will be easily detected and the orthodontist will map out a plan for correction.

Choosing the right dentist or orthodontist who provides Invisalign service will take time to find. Many times your primary dentist will recommend a specific orthodontist and offer you a referral. Other times, you may have to find the right Invisalign expert for your teen on your own. If this is the case, you will want to follow these easy steps that will help guide you to an excellent Invisalign expert.

Tips for choosing an Invisalign Teen Dentist in Huntington, NY

  • Search – Your teen is going to have frequent appointments during their experience using Invisalign. Look for dentists or orthodontists offices that are conveniently located in your area. Depending on your weekly schedule, finding a Huntington dental office location closest to your home, job or child’s school may be necessary. You will want to find the best suited area for your lifestyle.
  • Contact –Review the dental office website to see if they offer Invisalign services. You can also call the office directly to inquire about more details about the service.
  • Make an appointment –Bring your teen to the appointment and discuss Invisalign options with the dentist or orthodontist. Make sure your child feels comfortable with the Invisalign expert and their demeanor.

Teens will find choosing Invisalign will offer them freedom, convenience and comfort compared to standard braces that use brackets and wires. Take your time choosing an Invisalign expert for your child in Huntington, NY. You will want to choose the one who provides what is best suited for your child, as well as a positive atmosphere so your child will feel comfortable visiting the office frequently.

DrJ headshot 2014 BKGDr. Jacquie Smiles is an Invisalign Elite Premier Provider and has been recognized as a top Invisalign provider every year since 2003. In September 2005, Dr. Jacquie Smiles became Align Technology’s National Spokesperson for a hygiene campaign. In 2009, she became a Spokesperson for Invisalign Teen treatment which was featured on the Tyra Bank’s show in June.

Frequently Asked Questions about Invisalign Teen

Below are some of the frequently asked questions our patients from Huntington ask our office staff about Invisalign Teen. Please read below questions and answers to help you understand more about Invisalign and how it can help improve your smile.

What are some of the benefits of Invisalign Teen?

Invisalign braces are practically clear and are removable. No one may even notice that you’re wearing these virtually invisible “braces,” making Invisalign Teen a seamless fit for your kids and day-to-day interactions with others. Unlike the traditional braces, you have the flexibility to eat and drink what you want during treatment by simply removing the aligners. And you can also remove the aligners to brush and floss as you normally would for fresh breath and good oral hygiene. Another benefit is your teens will likely spend less time in the dentist chair.

What are aligners made of, and what do they look like?

Invisalign aligners are made of a thermoplastic material uniquely developed to straighten your teeth and look similar to tooth-whitening trays. Invisalign aligners are custom-made for you and only you to move your teeth in the sequence determined by your doctor.

Has the FDA cleared Invisalign?

Invisalign are classified as Class II medical devices by the FDA, and Align Technology, Inc.has held the necessary 510K clearance from the FDA since 1998 to be able to sell and market the Invisalign system.

To schedule your Invisalign Teen consultation with Dr. Jacquie Smiles near  Huntington, NY at her dental office, please call 845-827-1149 or fill out the contact form to receive additional information.