Invisalign For Kids: An Overview

If you’re looking for an alternative to traditional braces, Invisalign for kids in New York, NY, may be the perfect solution! Dr. Elaahi and Dr. Berk are proud to offer this popular treatment that’s designed to help your child achieve a more beautiful, healthy, and well-aligned smile in no time.

Invisalign for kids uses a series of nearly invisible aligners to gradually move your child’s teeth into the desired position. These custom-made aligners fit snugly over their teeth and can be removed when eating or brushing. This makes our Invisalign for kids in New York, NY, the perfect solution for busy kids who don’t want to be held back by metal braces.

At Gramercy Orthodontics, we offer individualized, complimentary consultations regarding the Invisalign system. You can trust the expertise of Drs. Elaahi and Berk because they are a Diamond+ Invisalign Provider in the New York, NY, area, which puts our skill and experience at a level you can feel confident about.

Benefits Of Invisalign For Kids

Kids love Invisalign! With Invisalign, your child can enjoy activities as they normally would, with fewer restrictions and lifestyle changes.

No Diet Restrictions

With other orthodontic appliances, it can be hard for your child to eat certain foods, and you have to avoid many foods, like sticky, hard, or tough foods. With Invisalign, your child can take out their aligners when they eat or drink, so they can enjoy whatever they normally would! Just be sure to have them brush and floss before they put their aligners back in.


Invisalign is a comfortable option for kids who want to straighten their teeth. Other orthodontic treatments can be uncomfortable or even painful when tightened, but Invisalign aligners won’t make your child’s lips or gums sore. They also reduce the pain that comes with traditional braces, like mouth ulcers, sores in the cheeks, or sharp edges that can cut the gums.


Invisalign for kids offers your child a discreet treatment option that allows them to get the care they need without unwanted attention. With Invisalign, your child can smile confidently when presenting a project in front of the class, taking photos, or just hanging out with friends.

Easier Oral Hygiene

When it’s time to brush and floss, Invisalign removable trays make your child’s oral hygiene routine much simpler and exactly the same as before treatment. Your kids’ permanent teeth are better protected when they brush and floss properly and regularly.

Extracurricular Activities

Invisalign for kids also makes activities like sports and playing instruments much easier. Your child can take out their aligners when needed and put them right back in afterward.  It’s also easy to keep the aligners clean and safe by placing them in the provided protective case.

Is My Child A Candidate For Invisalign?

A child’s suitability for Invisalign treatment depends on a number of factors. Invisalign is a wonderful alternative for children with moderate to severe overcrowding, spacing issues, and even small dental arches. If your child has severe orthodontic concerns, such as an extreme overbite or underbite, or severely rotated teeth, Invisalign may not be the best option.

Schedule a complimentary consultation with our expert orthodontists in New York, Drs. Elaahi and Berk at Gramercy Orthodontics, if you are uncertain whether Invisalign is the best option for your child. During the initial consultation, digital scans will be taken of your child’s mouth and teeth to see if Invisalign is a suitable option.

Caring For Your Aligners

When your child wears Invisalign, they must take good care of their aligners. It is essential that the aligners remain buildup-free and clean. At least twice every day, be sure they brush and floss to clean their teeth, and be sure to rinse after every meal. Our team will provide care instructions for your child’s aligners so that they receive the maximum benefit from orthodontic treatment.