Phase 1 Orthodontics
The American Association of Orthodontics recommends that a child see an orthodontist by age 7 to spot any potential problems in the growth and development of a child’s teeth, jaw, and face.
Phase 1 orthodontics can be used when a child still has some baby teeth and not all of their permanent teeth. Phase 2 is for when the permanent teeth are visible.
The point of Phase 1 orthodontics is to avoid and lessen future orthodontic problems by mitigating and/or correcting current ones. Timing can play a critical role to minimize work and severity down the road.
At Beam City Dental Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, our pediatric dentists and orthodontist work hand-in-hand to ensure optimal, streamlined results for our patients. Our pediatric dentists are trained to spot potential developmental or spatial concerns, and refer to our orthodontist as needed, anytime.
If looking for an orthodontist’s opinion and a free consultation, please contact our office.