Calling all teens – this page is for you. If you’ve just been told by your dentist that you need to wear braces, or your parents have been telling you for ages that you’ll have braces when you’re a teenager, it’s a good idea to find out exactly what you’re getting yourself in for.
But the good news is, there are braces designed just for teenagers like you, which don’t look like train tracks and are in fact so discreet most people won’t even know you’re having treatment.
When do I
Orthodontic treatment for teens usually starts around age 11 and finishes by the age of 15. This is a good time to start treatment because it coincides with the growth of your teeth and jaws, which can enhance the results of orthodontic treatment.