Advanced Dental Care of Temple Terrace
11157 N 56th Street, Temple Terrace, FL 33617

Cool, Humiliation-Free Options for Your Teen’s Braces


Braces aren’t usually considered cool, but today’s teens have more options than ever to make wearing orthodontics stylish. Adolescence is a nightmare even without braces, but the visual effect of a mouth full of metal wires can make it worse. If the awkward image isn’t bad enough, braces can also cause discomfort and affect normal speech. Thankfully, today’s orthodontics provides options that aren’t as likely to make your teen feel embarrassed.

The Metal Mouth Look is So Yesterday. Orthodontics has come a long way in the past few decades; wearing unsightly metal wires is no longer the only way to straighten teeth. The Invisalign system is virtually undetectable. It relies on a series of custom-designed aligner trays that are changed every few weeks to progressively shift teeth into position. Unlike metal braces, the aligners can easily be removed as needed for eating and brushing. They’re also cost-effective. Even when you have an affordable dentist, the cost of office visits adds up. With Invisalign, fewer check-ups are required.

Lingual Braces Keep Secrets. Lingual braces are another great option. They consist of brackets attached to the backs of teeth, so they aren’t visible from the front. Lingual braces are ideal for teens who play wind instruments or participate in contact sports.

Orthodontic Fashion Statements. Some teens may want to approach the challenge from a different angle by making their braces a fashion statement. Standard brackets are available in clear, silver, gold, tooth-colored, and even glow-in-the-dark options, and bands and wires come in a multitude of colors, from metallic shades to bright neons. Since bands are changed at each orthodontic appointment, teens can get a fresh look for every season and new trend.

Compassionate Care and Good Family Dentistry. Any type of orthodontics requires some adjustments, so try to be sensitive to your teen’s emotional needs and physical comfort. Keep soft foods on hand in case of mouth soreness, and consult your orthodontist if your teen suffers pain or prolonged discomfort. To keep your teen’s smile looking its best, obtain regular dental care from a skilled, affordable dentist.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Temple Terrace, call Advanced Dental Care of Temple Terrace today at (813) 440-3981 or make an appointment.

Advanced Dental Care offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Temple Terrace. With 21 affiliated practices throughout Florida, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Advanced Dental Care of Temple Terrace, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Advanced Dental Care of Temple Terrace.

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Knowledgeable, professional and courteous Staff.
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Dr. Herron is the best. She listens, takes her time and I have had a great experience with her.
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The care I received was of the highest quality. I was getting braces put on and Lisa and Dr. Perret were wonderful.
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Office Hours
  • Monday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (813) 440-3981
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