Even at a young age, malocclusion can occur. Therefore, orthodontics can control the dentition over time. By the age of 9 years old, a child should be evaluated by an orthodontist to detect any existing tooth or jaw misalignment.
We will only begin with the treatment only if it appears medically necessary, to ensure thatw we do not unnecessarily burden the child. After the initial examination we can determine if an orthodontic treatment is too early and set the appropriate date for treatment. This approach allows for a shorter treatment time and a minimal burden on the teeth and jaw.
As a rule, the best time for the start of treatment is between the ages of 10 and 12. Setting the foundation for a bright and healthy smile is our number one priority.