The earlier you can get your child to an orthodontist, the more beneficial it will be over the long term. Early orthodontic visits allow you to discover potential developmental issues your child could be facing and help address them immediately rather than waiting until they are teens.
The best time to have an initial orthodontic checkup for children should be at the age of seven. If your children are age eight, nine, or more and you have missed the early appointment, no need to worry. You will still be able to make an appointment for them now and determine whether any developmental issues require orthodontic intervention.
There are some indicators parents should be aware of that suggest they should bring their children to an orthodontist for a dental assessment. They include:
There are many advantages that your child could get from early orthodontic treatment. The earlier you address the issue, it can stop the condition from getting worse and prevent further problems from arising as they grow. Other advantages of early treatment are:
To have a no-charge consultation with Dr. Kim, please reach out to our dental practice in Flanders, NJ. Please call Dentist in Flanders NJ at (973) 370-8917 or schedule an online consultation, and we'll guide you further.
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