Two-Phase Treatment

You’re never too young for a spectacular smile! In fact, the best time to have your child examined is while their teeth and jaws are still developing. By seeing children early, we often have the opportunity to catch concerns early, avoid the removal of permanent teeth and boost self-esteem. For the best possible outcome, we recommend that you schedule your child’s first orthodontic visit between the ages of 6 and 8 or when your family dentist identifies a problem. We love our young patients and look forward to starting them on their way to a lifetime of smiles!

Two-phase orthodontic treatment consists of two separate times when a child receives orthodontic treatment. A first phase of treatment is done while the child still has many or most of their primary or “baby” teeth. A second phase takes place when the child has most or all of their permanent teeth. Braces may or may not be used during a first phase of treatment. Other appliances (the name used for braces and their devices for orthodontic correction) may be used. Ask us about our PRE-ORTHODONTIC GUIDANCE PROGRAM.