The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that a child receive their first orthodontic screening by age 7, and we encourage you to bring your child to our office by this age to evaluate their need for orthodontic treatment. If early treatment was needed, we can often detect and correct potential problems before they become more serious. This can save you and your child time, as well as money.
Early orthodontic treatment can be beneficial because a child's teeth have not finished erupting; this allows us to guide their eruption and address any problems at the earliest possible stage. Whether your child needs removable or fixed appliances, early orthodontic treatment can help to:
When you bring your child to our practice, Dr. Kyle Baker will be able to determine whether treatment is needed and when it should begin. If early orthodontic treatment is recommended, we will create a personalized treatment plan for optimal results.