Removable braces for children

Removable braces for kids

There are many times when children will require orthodontic work in order to properly align their teeth. The good news is that there are now more choices than ever before thanks to modern technology.

Benefits of removable braces

No longer will children be concerned about the appearance of a “metal mouth”. Not only are they able to obtain quality results, but they will not need to be worried about the social stigma associated with traditional appliances. Children’s removable braces boast a number of advantages and if you feel that your child requires orthodontic work, it is a good idea to appreciate what is in store.

A second interesting feature of these modern marvels is that they do not remain permanently in place. Children will therefore be able to brush and floss their teeth without worrying about braces getting in the way. Not only can this encourage healthy oral care habits, but the chances of developing problems such as cavities and gum disease are dramatically reduced.

Children’s removable braces can also be used to prepare the teeth for more significant adjustments in the future. This leads to quicker overall treatment times, less discomfort and more reliable results. Children who become acclimated to these appliances at a relatively early age are more likely to follow the proper care techniques as they grow. Subsequent issues such as tooth extractions may even be avoided entirely.

Why choose Moira Wong Orthodontics?

The specialists at Moira Wong Orthodontics are able to provide a number of child-friendly treatment options, so you are always in good hands when working together with our team. These specialists have also been trained to appreciate the needs of the younger generation; reducing issues such as anxiety and fear of such treatments.

Whether you are interested in our range of orthodontics or your child requires special attention, a representative is always on hand to help. Please contact us to book an informative appointment or if you would like to learn more.

What Types of Children’s Removable Braces are Available?

These removable braces can be grouped into two discrete categories:

Interceptive treatment

Those meant to provide interceptive treatment

Interceptive treatments are those which address children between seven and eleven years of age. Similar to a traditional retainer, these types of children’s removable braces combine a clear plastic tray and a metal wire. This tray adheres to the roof of the mouth with the help of the wire. This method is generally used when only minor adjustments are required. Children will normally wear such braces for a few months or until the desired results have been achieved. However, keep in mind that major adjustments are not possible with these appliances.

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Clear Aligners for children

Clear aligners for kids and teenagers

Designed with little smiles in mind, Invisalign First is a Phase 1 treatment. It has been created for children between the ages of 6 and 10 years old and is ideal for developing smiles.

Invisalign First has been designed to treat a broad range of teeth straightening issues in growing children, from simple to complex, including crowding, spacing, and narrow dental arches. Maintaining your kid’s oral hygiene is easy, and the aligners are hardly noticeable.

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Check out all case studies:


A gap and overjet treated with traditional metal braces in 1 year and 3 months.


Bite alignment and severe overjet treated with traditional braces over 22 months.


Increased overjet (10mm) and crowded bottom arch corrected within 1 year and 8 months.

Grzegorz after braces


Severe overcrowding treated with traditional braces for 1 year and 10 months.

Mohammed after braces


Severe overcrowding and bite misalignment treated within 1 year and 4 months.

Joe after braces


Pronounced overcrowding and bite misalignment treated over 2 years and 2 months.

Carly after braces


Severe overcrowding treated with clear fixed braces within 20 months.

Joseph after braces


Overcrowding and overbite treated within 19 months with clear braces.

Toby after braces


Crossbite treated with removable braces & fixed braces over 16 months.

Sarah After braces


Overbite and crowding corrected with clear top and metal bottom fixed braces.

Asad After braces


Overjet and crossbite treated with fixed braces over 21 months.

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