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Benefits of early Orthodontics

Benefits of early Orthodontics

15 February 2019

The Benefits of Early Orthodontic Intervention


Children will see their permanent teeth start to come through between ages 6 to 7. As the teeth and jaw are still developing, it can be a good time to assess if dental problems are apparent.

Key takeaways:

– When the jaw is still developing it can be easier to treat oral issues such as crowding.

– As the permanent teeth come through it can be possible to help guide them in to better position.

– Braces are less visible today and children can customise the colours of the bands.

“So-called early treatment also may be useful when the dental arches and jaws are not in the correct position. Functional appliances may fix or improve these problems. More treatment usually is needed later on, but it may be shorter and less involved.”

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