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Is My Child Ready for Braces?

How do I Know if My Child is Ready for Braces?

Many children need treatment, from a medical standpoint, whether it’s to help with jaw growth, to make room for teeth to come in, or to move a tooth out of a traumatic position. But, psychologically and mentally, they’re just not quite ready. We see this often amongst young children.

There’s no good reason why some children are ready and others aren’t. We’ll have some 5 and 6 year olds that need treatment who were referred by their dentists. Usually they have skeletal imbalances needing correction at a young age, and they do just fine with the treatment. We’ll take their pictures, get their impressions, and they may get appliances.

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