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We help children, teens and adults achieve a straight, beautiful smile by providing orthodontic solutions tailored to suit each patient’s lifestyle and personal preferences. We continuously strive to stay on the cutting-edge of orthodontic treatments and offer a full range of treatment options including the latest innovative orthodontic advancements available. When is the best time to begin orthodontics?
Though an orthodontist can enhance a smile at any age, there is an optimal time period to begin treatment. Beginning treatment at this time ensures the greatest result and the least amount of time and expense. The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that the initial orthodontic evaluation should occur at the first sign of orthodontic problems or no later than age 7. At this early age, orthodontic treatment may not be necessary, but vigilant examination can anticipate the most advantageous time to begin treatment. What are the advantages of interceptive treatment?
Orthodontics is not merely for improving the aesthetics of the smile; orthodontic treatment improves bad bites (malocclusions). Malocclusions occur as a result of tooth or jaw misalignment. Malocclusions affect the way you smile, chew, clean your teeth or feel about your smile.
Tooth alignment can change at any age and lead to crooked teeth or a bad bite. This can affect your oral health negatively and lead to gum and bone loss, tooth decay, jaw joint pain as well as other oral problems. Therefore, fixing your orthodontic issues and improving the health or structure of your teeth may be necessary even during adulthood.
• Creating room for crowded, erupting teeth
• Creating facial symmetry through influencing jaw growth
• Reducing the risk of trauma to protruding front teeth
• Preserving space for unerupted teeth
• Reducing the need for tooth removal
• Reducing treatment time with braces