OPTIONS FOR TEENS & KIDS

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Giving Kids and Teens the Smile They Want

Although the number of adult orthodontic patients continues to increase, the majority of those wearing appliances and braces are still kids and teens, and rightfully so. The optimal time for orthodontic treatment is when you are still growing and things in your mouth are naturally shifting.

Everyone’s teeth and jaws develop differently. Some kids will have teeth that are fairly even and straight, while others have teeth that seem to go every which way. The second scenario can be caused by a variety of factors, including the size of the jaw or baby teeth that refuse to fall out and make room for the adult ones.

Common Orthodontic Issues

Some of the most common problems that can be treated by an orthodontist include:

  • Overbites
  • Underbites
  • Crossbites
  • Open bites
  • Crowding
  • Too much space
  • Crooked teeth

To determine the most effective treatment for your children, take them to see an orthodontist at age seven. Certain issues can be addressed at this age to prepare for braces or Invisalign in their teens.

Treatments for Children and Teens

Children and teens today benefit from having many different treatment options that can handle essentially any orthodontic issue they may have.

The most common type of orthodontic treatment; designed to fix even the toughest issues.

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A truly invisible way to work toward the smile you've always wanted, just for teens.

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Make having braces fun with different color bands to choose from at every appointment.

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Add some pizzazz to your smile with fun bracket shapes like hearts and footballs! Coming Soon!

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Getting an early start at age seven can make certain orthodontic issues easier to treat.

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Used before braces, after braces, or instead of braces, these appliances are indispensable.

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