At Dr. Paul J. Styrt, Specialists in Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry, we take pride in offering a practice environment where patients of all ages feel welcome, and that includes our youngest ones. We strongly believe that bringing your child in to our clinic early on can help set them up for life in terms of oral health and wellbeing. Then there’s the added bonus of giving them a straight smile for the rest of their life!
While there is no exact age for children to begin orthodontic treatment, the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) recommends children visit the orthodontist around the age of seven. By this age, most children have a mix of baby teeth and adult teeth, making it easier for us to diagnose and correct tooth and jaw problems sooner and without surgery.
Early treatment allows us to:
For parents, it's not always easy to know if your child needs orthodontic treatment. Here are a few things to look for that may mean your child needs to see an orthodontist:
At Styrt Orthodontics, we specialise in pediatric dentistry and giving your child’s teeth the best start in life. You can find out more about the treatments we offer children in our pediatric dentistry section.
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