Braces For Kids, Teens & Adults

Orthodontist In The Woodlands, TX



Teenage girl smiling with braces

According to the American Association of Orthodontists, children should have an initial orthodontic evaluation at age 7. This is recommended because some conditions are much easier to treat if caught early. Early intervention is most common when a child has any of the following issues:

  1. Severe crossbite
  2. Severe overcrowding.
  3. Protruding teeth.
  4. Open bite.
  5. Difficulty chewing and/or biting.

Orthodontic appliances, including braces, palate expander, and headgear, can be successfully used to correct these problems at this stage, thereby increasing the chances of avoiding future surgery. Early intervention aims to create a better environment for permanent teeth as they come in.

If your child is between the ages of seven and eight and needs orthodontic care or your family dentist has directed you to visit the orthodontist, please get in touch with our practice and schedule a complimentary orthodontic evaluation for your child.


Teen Girl with Braces in School

Panther Creek Orthodontics offers orthodontics to teens in The Woodlands, TX area. We provide a wide range of orthodontic procedures to ensure your teen gets the treatment they need to straighten their teeth, improve their smile and boost their self-confidence. Today’s teens are especially conscious of their appearance, given the impacts of social media on teens’ mental health and appearance.

Panther Creek Orthodontics offers a variety of treatment options to choose from, including:

  1. Ceramic braces
  2. Clear aligner treatment
  3. Traditional metal braces
  4. Retainers
  5. Spacers

The type of orthodontic treatment your teen will need depends on various factors, including whether your teen had early treatment, what orthodontic issues need to be corrected, and your teen’s willingness to use the appliances your orthodontist gives them. Your teen’s desire to use their appliances and follow the directions given by the orthodontist plays a significant role in the length of time it takes to complete treatment.

Benefits of straight, well-aligned teeth include:

  1. Functional bite – proper tooth alignment and jaw positioning
  2. Improves bite and chewing
  3. Improves speech clarity
  4. Improves appearance
  5. Straight teeth and a beautiful smile!

To learn more about the benefits of teen orthodontics, please contact our practice to schedule a complimentary consultation.


Adult woman hold transparent braces for dental correction. Person holding braces

Adults get braces to have more confidence in their smiles; preteens and teens get braces for the same reasons. While the reason for treatment may be the same, Panther Creek Orthodontics recognizes that children, teens, and adults have different needs. We will ensure that your needs are met throughout your treatment.

Advancements in modern dentistry allow for more discreet and less invasive orthodontic treatments. Adults realize there is no such thing as being too old for orthodontic treatment and getting the beautiful, straight smile they have always dreamed of. Improving your smile has multiple benefits, both in personal and professional settings, as one of the first things people notice is your smile. Adult orthodontic treatment will give you more confidence in your smile. A beautiful, confident smile gives the impression that you know what you want and how to get there.

Panther Creek Orthodontics offers a variety of treatment options for adults to choose from, including:

  1. Ceramic braces
  2. Clear aligner treatment
  3. Traditional metal braces

Benefits of Adult Orthodontics:

  1. Straight teeth and a beautiful smile
  2. Boost self-confidence
  3. Long-term health benefits associated with having straighter teeth

Are you interested in getting the best smile of your life? It’s never too late to feel better about your appearance! Contact Panther Creek Orthodontics today and request a complimentary consultation to see how we can help your smile.

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