When Should I Start Preparing For Orthodontic Treatment?

Family Discount

At Dr. C Orthodontics, we love making the whole family smile with confidence. One of the ways we do this is through our Family Discount - the more members of your family that receive treatment, the bigger the discount!

The American Association of Orthodontics recommends that children see an orthodontist by the age of 7 — the age when it's most critical to ensure the teeth are properly growing in. At a young age, minor orthodontic procedures like baby teeth removal, the use of limited braces to close gaps in the teeth, or using an oral appliance to correct a crossbite or treat sleep apnea can be beneficial.

young girl with braces smilingIn most cases, orthodontic appointments with our youngest patients are designed to help our team monitor and prepare patients for potential braces treatment and other orthodontic solutions after permanent teeth have arrived. Usually, a child's permanent teeth have grown in by the ages of 11, 12, or 13.

Dr. Bean provides the best orthodontic treatment near Airway Heights, WA and beyond, because his treatment plans are always tailored to meet the goals of each individual patient! During your orthodontic consultation, he will assess your child's oral health history and the structures of their mouth to determine the treatment solution that best fits their smile goals and needs.

Schedule Your Orthodontic Consultation with Dr. C Orthodontics!

Considering orthodontic treatment for your child? If your child is over the age of 7, it could be time to start planning for a straighter smile. Call us to schedule your orthodontic consultation!

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