Interceptive Orthodontic Benefits
By the age of seven, your child’s mouth has formed the basic structure that will allow a nameChicago to identify how his/her smile will develop as the permanent teeth start to emerge. By starting braces for kids before the jawbone and skeletal bones have hardened, we are able to addresses a child’s smile concerns much more efficiently and prevent future dental problems from requiring more extensive correction.
While your child’s primary teeth are still in the mouth, nameChicago has more control over where the permanent teeth emerge, thereby preventing more severe bite problems down the road.
The benefits of interceptive orthodontic braces for kids include a clear and accurate prognosis on how your child’s permanent teeth will develop and the advantage of correcting any habits that may impact oral development such as tongue pushing or thumb sucking.
Through early intervention, nameChicago will be able correct bite problems such as open bite, cross bite, etc. more efficiently as the the ability to guide a growing jaw is easier before its fully developed and allowed to calcify or harden. This allows nameChicago to create the space necessary to accommodate the emerging permanent teeth more easily and with less discomfort in addition to reducing the risk of damage caused by crowding.
By providing your child with the orthodontic treatment he/she requires early on, you enable them to grow into adolescence with their best smile increasing their self esteem and confidence. Orthodontic braces for kids also helps to prevent the need to more invasive dental correction required once permanent teeth have emerged in the jaw.
If your child doesn’t require orthodontic treatment, your free consultation will allow both you and your child to become familiar with what treatment options are available in the future to ensure their best smile. We aim at building lasting relationships with our patients, giving children the opportunity to feel comfortable and aware of the many options nameChicago can offer.