Common Questions About Early Treatment
What age should a child first visit the Orthodontist?
According to the American Association of Orthodontist, children should have their first screening when they are 7. This gives plenty of time to plan and identify potential problems early.
Is 7 years old too Early?
While it may seem early, children who are screened are more likely to preserve space for permanent teeth and reduce the likelihood of protruded teeth. Early treatment can help control the width of the upper and lower dental arches. It can also help with thumb sucking and speech problems.
What are the benefits of Braces?
Braces improve the function of the bite. They also improve how easy it is to clean the teeth. Over a lifetime, it can prevent wear and tear.