Once a child’s permanent teeth begin to come in, they should be examined. Because every child is different, the best starting time for orthodontics treatment depends on individual needs. If your child requires treatment, early intervention can make a significant difference. During an initial examination, we will evaluate the following:
It is well known that a pleasing appearance and beautiful smile give children (and adults) a big advantage in life. To learn how Dental Health Associates can help you or a family member with dental braces, please contact our office.
In order to determine your specific needs, we will completely evaluate your mouth. A comprehensive evaluation typically includes:
With these steps completed, we then carefully evaluate your specific needs, and provide you with a treatment plan.
Because teeth normally fit tightly against one another, spacers are inserted before placement of braces to make space for attaching the bands. They are small plastic segments. In a matter of days, spacers gently move the desired teeth slightly apart.
Each person’s mouth is unique, and therefore certain procedures may be better for your smile than others. Our orthodontists at Dental Health Associates will let you know which procedures are right for you. For more information about traditional braces, Invisalign, or other orthodontic procedures, contact our Toledo area offices!
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