Just because they still have some of those adorable little “baby” teeth, doesn’t mean your kid’s too young for the orthodontist. The American Association of Orthodontists recommends scheduling their first visit at age seven with an orthodontist for kids. It might sound young but this is the perfect time to have a child evaluated in case early intervention is necessary. It can save tons of hassle as a teen or an adult.
Most children won’t need braces right away, and it’s often just an observational period. Dr. Khanna, a kids Orthodontist in Brooklyn, will simply monitor your little one’s dental and facial development and let you know when it’s time for treatment. He’ll make sure everything is progressing normally. A little peace of mind never hurts.
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Sometimes Phase I braces or an appliance will be recommended. This is where we address potential red flags that may alter normal growth and development of your child’s teeth and jaws. We promise we’ll keep the process stress-free and fun.