Early intervention orthodontics may be required for your growing child. Issues like crowding, impacted teeth, crossbites, thumb sucking habits, premature tooth loss and speech irregularities are detected early during the orthodontic evaluation.
Orthodontic appliances are indicated for growth modification whereby proper tooth eruption and oro-facial development can be encouraged before braces are necessary.
Types Of Orthodontic Appliances
Common fixed or removable appliances include
- Palatial expander
- Space maintainers
- Hawley retainers
Early intervention treatment allows correction of smaller problems earlier and
encourage healthy biting patterns.
Speak to our dentist to find out if your child qualifies for early orthodontic