Children - Early Treatment
ORTHODONTICS for CHILDREN
There is no exact age for kids to begin orthodontic treatment however, the American Association of Orthodontists recommends a child receive their first orthodontic screening by the age of 7. Though an orthodontist can enhance a smile at any age, an early evaluation ensures the greatest result! Many children will not be ready for orthodontic treatment until they are older. However, for certain conditions there are several benefits to your child including:
Today’s Orthodontic Treatment….Mom’s Report
Research conducted by the American Association of Orthodontists reports:
- 86% of mothers think that braces are cooler nowadays than when they were young.
- 81% say their kids orthodontic experience ranges from positive to extremely positive!
- 78% believe that braces are one of the best investments a parent can provide.