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Teen Orthodontics in Denver, CO

Phase II / Adolescent Treatment

Teenagers most often find themselves in need of orthodontic treatment between the ages of 12 and 16. By this time, the adult teeth have mostly come in and oral issues are more easily detected. During these ages, full braces are the most common treatment.  Also by this time, teenagers may start to feel subconscious about gaps in their smile or crooked teeth, and it’s much easier to take care of these issues when they’re young.

Some signs that your teen may need orthodontic treatment are:

  • Teeth crowding making flossing or brushing difficult
  • Teeth protrusion
  • Obvious gaps between teeth
  • Teeth that have grown in crooked

Depending on your teen’s particular oral issues, orthodontic treatment will typically take 12 to 24 months. This may seem like a long time to wear braces, but today Dietmeier Orthodontics offers a number of orthodontic options that are designed to look more natural.

If you’re looking for more information regarding teen orthodontics in Denver, visit us at Dietmeier Orthodontics today.

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