ORTHODONTICS : At What Age Should A Child Get Braces?


Braces are probably one of the most dreaded words for a parent to hear when taking their child for a dental check-up.

Orthodontics relate to many issues for young developing children including their self-image.

For a parent, the concern for their child to develop a healthy smile is also confounded by the sometimes prohibitive cost of braces.

However crooked teeth can indicate developmental problems for a child that influence their breathing, posture and sleep habits.

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While the traditional idea of an orthodontic correction is through bracketing (braces), many orthodontists and dentists are now employing preventative treatments to correct habits that potentially prevent braces altogether.

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