Orthodontic Evaluations

Expert Orthodontic Evaluations

It is not easy for you, as a parent, to tell if your child has an orthodontic problem. The Kid's Dentist has been in practice for 35 years and has a highly trained and certified staff who can provide your child with a thorough evaluation to determine if early orthodontic intervention is necessary.

Your child at age 5 or 6 old could benefit from an orthodontic evaluation. You don’t have to wait until they reach 7 years of age to get their first orthodontic check-up.

Early orthodontic treatment may help in preventing more serious dental issues from developing and may also make your child's treatment at a later age shorter and less complicated.

Signs of Orthodontic Problems

  • Early or late loss of baby teeth
  • Difficulty in chewing or biting
  • Mouth breathing
  • Thumb sucking
  • Finger sucking
  • Crowding, misplaced, or blocked out teeth
  • Jaws that shift or make sounds
  • Biting the cheek or roof of the mouth
  • Teeth that meet abnormally or not at all
  • Jaws and teeth that are out of proportion to the rest of the face

Benefits of Early Orthodontic Intervention

  • Guide jaw growth
  • Lowers the risk of trauma to protruded front teeth
  • Corrects harmful oral habits
  • Improves appearance and self-esteem
  • Guides permanent teeth into a more favorable position
  • Improves the way lips meet
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