Did you know your child can have an orthodontic evaluation as soon as age six or seven? The advantage of early orthodontics is that often we can time treatment to coincide with growth spurts to correct problems caused by oral habits such as thumb or finger sucking or mouth breathing.
Advantages of Early Orthodontics
By correcting these problems at an earlier age, we can gently guide the growth of the jaws, creating an attractive and balanced facial profile that can help improve appearance and which will last for life. Early orthodontics can also reduce the need for tooth extractions as it will create sufficient room for adult teeth to come through normally and it may help reduce the time required for orthodontics during their teens.