Is an early orthodontic evaluation necessary
16Aug, 2018

Is an early orthodontic evaluation necessary?

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In the past, orthodontics was routinely an early teen event that began once all of the baby teeth were lost and permanent teeth have erupted. Recent advances in the understanding of a child development as well as modern materials have re-evaluated the time for orthodontic treatment to an earlier age. Early orthodontic evaluation provides both timely diagnosis of problems and increased opportunity for more effective treatment. Early intervention gives the ability to guide growth and development, preventing more serious issues later. When orthodontic intervention is not necessary, an orthodontist can […]