For parents, it's not always easy to know if your child may need orthodontic treatment.
Regulate the width of the
upper and lower arches
Create more space
for crowded teeth
Possibly avoid the need for permanent tooth extractions later in life
Correct thumb-sucking and help improve minor speech problems
Correct and guide the growth of your child's jaw to help the permanent teeth come in straight
Please contact our practice to schedule an appointment for an orthodontic evaluation. Early treatment
now will give your child a healthy, beautiful smile for the future
The following intervention appliances are among those commonly used in our practice:
These are used to redirect the growth of the maxilla, or upper jaw, outward to help correct an underbite.
Just as the name implies, these appliances help retain space needed for erupting teeth.
These appliances help children break unhealthy oral habits, such as thumb sucking and tongue thrusting.
This is placed in the roof of the mouth and incrementally expanded to widen the palate as desired. Palatal expanders can be fixed or removable.