Braces for Children

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Davis Family Orthodontics proudly provides braces and orthodontic treatment for children of Atlanta and surrounding areas.

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Orthodontic treatment for children has become more popular in recent years. The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that children should visit their orthodontist around the age of seven. This is considered the ideal time to diagnose and treat any orthodontic issues they may have, which can be more difficult to treat later in life without surgery.

At Davis Family Orthodontics, we provide orthodontic treatment for children of all ages through the Atlanta and surrounding areas. Early treatment offers various benefits and can prevent the need for surgery later in life. Here’s everything you need to know about orthodontics for children.

The Benefits of Early Orthodontic Treatment

Our team of experienced orthodontists believes that early orthodontic treatment is the best solution for a healthy, beautiful smile. Early orthodontic treatment ensures that your child’s smile is clear of any problems they may experience later in life. Some of the primary benefits of early orthodontic treatment include:

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  • Guiding Jaw Growth For Straighter Teeth: One of the main benefits of early treatment is guiding and correcting your child’s jaw growth to help their permanent teeth come in straight. It’s essential when there is a mixture of baby teeth and adult teeth, as it allows us to diagnose and correct jaw problems before they worsen.
  • Regulating Arch Width and Creating Space: Early orthodontic treatment can also regular the width of the upper and lower arches and create more space for crowded teeth. This can help prevent the need for permanent tooth extractions later on in life.
  • Correcting Thumb Sucking and Speech Problems: In addition, it can correct thumb-sucking habits and minor speech problems your child may be experiencing.

Signs Your Child Needs Orthodontic Treatment

It can be challenging to know if your child needs orthodontic treatment. Some signs to look out for include:

  • Early or Late Loss of Baby Teeth
  • Difficulty Chewing or Biting Food
  • Mouth Breathing
  • Finger or Thumb Sucking
  • Crowded, Misplaced, or Blocked Teeth
  • Crowded Front Teeth Around Age 7-8

If any of these early orthodontic signs are present, it’s important to contact our orthodontists to schedule an appointment. Early orthodontic treatment can help give your child a healthy smile for the future. It is always better to address problems sooner rather than later to avoid more complex, expensive treatments.

At our practice, we understand that every child is different and will require different types of treatment. Our team of experienced orthodontists takes a personalized approach to treatment and works closely with parents to help develop an orthodontic plan that meets their needs and keeps their teeth healthy and bright. We offer various treatment options, including traditional braces, Invisalign, and clear braces, to help your child smile more and feel better.

Schedule an Orthodontic Evaluation with Davis Family Orthodontics!

If you notice any of the signs mentioned above or have concerns about your child’s teeth and jaw development, please contact Davis Family Orthodontics to schedule an appointment at one of our offices for their orthodontic evaluation. Early treatment can give your child a healthy, beautiful smile for the future.

Get braces and smile more - it’s that simple!