Children should be seen for orthodontic consultation when there are concerns about facial and teeth development, roughly at the age of 7 when the lower adult front teeth are coming out. This allows the orthodontist to evaluate your child’s existing and incoming teeth and determine whether early treatment might be necessary. Early orthodontic treatment begins while a child’s jaw bones are still soft, so any corrective procedures work faster than they do for adults. By getting an early assessment, possible future problems may be minimized or prevented by early correction, which is imperative to ensure successful long-term outcomes.
There are several ways you can determine whether your child needs early treatment. These include:
If any of the above characteristics or behaviour are observed, it is essential to visit an orthodontist. At Simply Braces, we offer ‘Free Initial Assessment’ for children under eight years old. Call us to make an appointment.
Braces or early orthodontic treatment may not begin straight after the initial evaluation; however, it helps determine whether your child has any problems with the jaw and teeth early and monitoring for the correct timing of treatment. Some early orthodontic treatments include functional appliances such as:
The most common braces worn by teenagers:
Both braces work precisely the same way and produce the same results.
At our orthodontic practice, we understand that adults lead busy lives and prioritize comfort and aesthetics during their orthodontic treatment. That’s why we offer a range of treatment options that cater to their unique needs, ensuring a comfortable and aesthetically pleasing experience.
By offering these treatment options, we aim to accommodate the busy lifestyles of adults while prioritizing their comfort and aesthetics. Our experienced orthodontic team will work closely with each patient to determine the most suitable treatment option based on their specific needs and goals. With our range of treatment choices, adults can achieve a beautiful, straight smile in a way that aligns with their lifestyle and preferences.