Your smile and bite can be improved at any age as long as you have healthy teeth and gums. However, there is usually a best age to begin treatment to achieve maximum improvement. The American Association of Orthodontists recommends a child's first visit should take place around age 7.
Dr. Donaldson utilizes his specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics to determine if treatment is needed. When treatment is not indicated, careful observation can establish the best timing for orthodontic care.
The following are indications an orthodontic problem may be present:
Some of the benefits and advantages of early treatment are: