What Is Early Orthodontic Treatment?
What Are the Benefits
of Early Orthodontic Treatment?
Early orthodontic treatment has major advantages. Some of them include:
What Problems Does Early Orthodontic Treatment Address?
Is My Child a Candidate for Interceptive Orthodontic Treatment?
You may be able to tell if your child is going to need orthodontic treatment in the future, but going to an orthodontist can help you determine whether they would benefit from interceptive orthodontic treatment while their teeth and jaws are still developing. Here are a few signs that can help you determine if your child may require treatment:
- Overcrowded or Crooked Teeth
- Mouth Breathing
- Issues Chewing
- Abnormal Tooth Loss
- Finger/Thumb Sucking
- Difficulty Speaking
Start Early Orthodontic Treatment at Lake Minnetonka Orthodontics Today
Addressing orthodontic issues while your child’s teeth are still falling out and coming in may seem counterintuitive, but this period provides an opportunity to address problems before they arise. Early orthodontics can prevent an alignment problem from developing at all, or stop a problem before it becomes severe.
Our experts can help determine if your child is a candidate for early orthodontic intervention and help decide the best possible treatment options. With orthodontic monitoring, we can plan the ideal timeline for effective treatment and prevent serious problems from occurring, or even decide that treatment at an early age may not be necessary. Schedule an appointment to find out more about our early treatment options today!