Braces for Teens

Superb Braces for Teens in Siler City, Asheboro, & Sanford

braces for teens in Siler City, NCDuring your child's teenage years, their dental development is at its most critical stage. At Chatham Orthodontics, we will work with you to craft a personalized orthodontic treatment plan that ensures the proper growth of their teeth and jaws. From their first job interview to graduation day, a straight and beautiful smile will give your child the confidence to face whatever life throws their way.

Our team, led by Dr. Jasenna Johnson, has served the communities of Siler City, Sanford, Asheboro, and Pittsboro for years. At Chatham Orthodontics, our friendly staff is eager to meet you and form a professional and personal relationship with you built on trust. We ensure that all our services are paired with dental hygiene education and will provide at-home care instructions in easy-to-understand terms while remaining respectful of your teen's increased independence.

If you're looking for braces for teens in Siler City, we're the place for you. Contact our office today to schedule your teen's appointment and help them take the first step toward a straighter smile!


Why Does My Teen Need Braces?

As teenagers' bodies continue to grow, so do their teeth. Although outward changes are easy to spot, there may be subtle differences that are difficult to notice. Are their teeth beginning to twist or turn? Does your teen have trouble pronouncing certain words? These signs may indicate alignment issues that require orthodontic treatment to correct.

Teens' teeth and jaws are in a malleable state, making it easier for braces to have a positive, long-lasting impact on their oral health. Braces help correct alignment issues that can be problematic in adulthood. Dr. Johnson and our team are here for you every step of the way, and we are committed to crafting a treatment plan that works for you and your loved ones. 

Comprehensive Orthodontic Treatment for Teens

At Chatham Orthodontics, we offer comprehensive phase 2 orthodontic solutions. We have the experience and skill to help patients that haven't previously received orthodontic treatment. Additionally, phase 2 treatment is the next step for patients that have undergone phase 1 orthodontics as their adult teeth begin to grow and utilizes upper and lower braces. Regardless of your teen's dental history, our Siler City orthodontist will ensure that each tooth is in its proper position. Our orthodontic offerings include:

  • Traditional Metal Braces – This form of orthodontic correction relies on archwires secured on the upper and lower sets of teeth by metal brackets. Over time, through gradual adjustment, they physically straighten crowded and crooked teeth for a symmetrical smile.
  • Invisalign® Clear Aligners – We are proud to offer Invisalign clear aligners to responsible teens. Invisalign can be an ideal option for teens that need mild to moderate alignment correction while maintaining a discreet appearance. Additionally, the aligners can be removed to allow for thorough oral cleaning.

5 Benefits of Braces for Teens

If you're wondering about the advantages of orthodontic treatment for your teen, the list of benefits is extensive. It can be easy to forget that your teen's oral health plays a critical role in their overall well-being. Both traditional metal braces and Invisalign can boost your teen's oral and general health in more ways than one. Orthodontic treatment can provide the following benefits:

  1. Optimizes bite function
  2. Increases confidence
  3. Improves oral hygiene
  4. Reduces the risk of tooth decay and gum disease
  5. Prevents costly future dental treatments

Our Siler City teen braces provider is excited to help your family figure out the best course of treatment. We'll consider everything from your teen's medical history to their lifestyle to help craft an orthodontic plan unique to them.

Fun Options for Teen Braces in Siler City

The staff at Chatham Orthodontics is genuinely passionate about making the orthodontic experience for your teen as pleasant and comfortable as possible. From our receptionists to our hygienists, we always have a friendly attitude that can put even the most nervous teens at ease. Additionally, we offer numerous aesthetic options for braces that allow your teen to express themselves in a fun and enjoyable way.

Some of the customization options we offer include:

  • Colored Bands: The purpose of bands in braces is to physically move their teeth and help keep archwires in place. We offer numerous band colors for traditional metal braces. Dr. Johnson can even change their band color during each adjustment visit to let your teen's braces reflect their personality.
  • Colored Retainer Cases: Just like the color of their bands, once your teen's orthodontic treatment is complete, we offer various colors for their retainer case.

Our Retainer Options

teen girl holding dental model with braces and invisalign clear bracesWhether your teen has undergone minor or extensive orthodontic treatment, they are going to need a retainer. A retainer is designed to keep your teen's teeth from shifting back to their misaligned positions after completing their braces or Invisalign treatment. In addition to providing braces for Siler City teens, we offer two types of retainers depending on their individual needs. Your orthodontist will discuss retainer options with you to help you decide which one suits your teen the best.

Clear Retainers

Clear retainers resemble Invisalign because of their thin, transparent appearance. Their transparent design allows for discreet wear. They are customized to conform to your teen's teeth and gums, creating a comfortable and secure fit.

Hawley Retainers

Hawley retainers are made of acrylic molded to fit the roof or floor of your teen's mouth. They rely on metal wires that wrap around your teen's teeth to help keep the retainer in place. Hawley retainers are stain-resistant and can be tightened and repaired for a long-lasting and secure fit. In addition, they are simple to clean and only require a toothbrush and toothpaste to maintain.

Your Trusted Place for Teen Braces in Siler City

At Chatham Orthodontics, we are proud to provide quality braces for teens in Siler City, Sanford, Asheboro, and Pittsboro. Our staff pairs our orthodontic treatments with attentive, one-on-one service to help create outstanding dental experiences. Contact our office today to schedule your teen's next appointment!


Contact Us

We encourage you to contact us with any questions or comments you may have. Please call our office or use the quick contact form below.


Dr Johnson put braces on me a little over a year ago and I honestly can't say anything but good stuff about her and her staff. She's a straight shooter that shoots from the hip and tells you like it is and let's you know upfront what the process will be like and what she'll try her best to accomplish but she will tell you that she's not a magician either. For me that sealed the deal and won my business and friendship then and there. She doesn't over promise and under deliver, instead she's realistic about things and tells you she'll do her best which is all anyone can do or expect someone to do. I am extremely pleased with her best thus far and I still have a little bit left before they come off. She's made my entire process as convenient and painless as possible and I've yet to have anything break, come loose, or poke me. In fact the worst part was figuring out how to eat the first few days of having them on and not being able to bite my nails after 39 years of doing so. Dr Johnson is first class all the way around and does top notch work! I highly recommend her to anyone of any age that is needing braces. She had her work cut out for her with me when she did her initial consultation and 14 months after putting them on she's already over delivered from what I was expecting and she's not finished yet! I have no doubts whatsoever that I chose the perfect orthodontist for me everytime I look in the mirror and smile, or someone else compliments her work when I have my regular cleaning and check ups with my dentist. Siler City is a better place because of her and her services being there for those who need them!

Chris C.

Dr Johnson explain every step they are going to do. My granddaughter was not scared at all. Rosa is a very pleasant and caring person with the kids she also explains the steps that will be going on.

Betty M.

I made an appointment with Chatham Orthodontist for my 6 yr old who has an underbite and grinds her teeth. The receptionist was very friendly when I called to inquire about treatment. She explained to me how my insurance would work and what my option would be. When I arrived she was very friendly and ready for us. Dr. Johnson was great, also really friendly and very thorough. She explained what she thought best and why ans gave me a plan of action. When I mentioned my concern for my other child, she made time to fit him in for an initial consult as well. Again with him she was very thorough. The office experience was friendly and welcoming without being pushy. I left feeling very good about the care of my children’s teeth. I would definitely recommend this office!

Camila M.

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