Most orthodontic treatment is done when all, or the majority of the permanent teeth are through.
This way, one course of orthodontics can treat ALL of the problems and give the best possible result. This method is efficient on time and resources.
Occasionally there can be orthodontic problems which may affect the growth and development of teeth and jaws. This may be;
In these cases, it may be necessary to complete an early phase of orthodontics treatment. This may range from; limited bracing on only the front teeth, an expander to make room and widen the jaws or a plate to correct a crossed bite.
Early treatment aims to;
We recommend the best age to make an orthodontic assessment is age 8 years old. This allows a thorough check through of the mouth as well as a chance to detect any early orthodontic problems that may be developing.
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