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Orthodontic problems to watch for in children

At the age of 7 incisors have begun to erupt and certain problems can be detected such as habits, crowding, deep bites, open bites, functional shifts, crossbites and some jaw discrepancies.

Interceptive treatment may be appropriate in the kinds of problems shown below:

Final treatment decisions should be made among the parent, child’s dentist and the orthodontist. Contact us today to schedule your child's initial orthodontic consultation with Dr. Kostas and find out if early interceptive treatment is needed or not.

When early orthodontic intervention is not necessary, the orthodontist will carefully monitor growth and development and begin treatment when it is ideal.


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