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What do I tell my child's orthodontist before they get Invisalign braces?

Before your child gets Invisalign braces, or clear aligner trays, talk to your child's orthodontist about your expectations for treatment. Discuss the improvements you hope for, and discuss how long your child will wear Invisalign braces. Talk about when your child must wear the clear aligner trays, as well as when he must renew them.

Talk to your child's orthodontist about your child's oral care habits and how to maintain or improve them. Talk to your child's orthodontist about dental insurance or payment plans for Invisalign.

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