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Early Orthodontic Care

Q: Orthodontic problems and crowded teeth are caused by what?

Dental injuries, the loss of primary teeth in the early years, habits such as thumb sucking, and lip or fingernail biting. Malocclusion is often inherited, but your pediatric dentist can help your children to avoid habits that create orthodontic problems.

Q: Early orthodontic care is important why?

Physical appearance to enhance your child’s smile. Their teeth can be straightened, move erupting teeth into position, tooth extraction and bite problems can be prevented. When your teeth are straight, it is easier to keep them clean, which helps prevent tooth decay and gum disease.

Q: Orthodontic treatment for the early years is what?

There are fixed and removable appliances, and your dentist will tell you which one is best suited for your child. Each appliance works in different ways to benefit your child’s dental health, and your dentist will explain what the treatment will do and how long it will take.



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