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When Orthodontists Can Help Kids The Most

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Could your child benefit from braces? Get a straight answer from the experts on how to tell when it’s time for treatment and how to find the best orthodontist.

The First Orthodontic Evaluation

Braces are typically seen on kids in their teens, but orthodontists advise that children have their first orthodontic evaluation by the age of seven. These evaluations are performed by dental specialists called orthodontists, who have advanced training in the straightening and alignment of teeth. Your child’s case and circumstances will determine the need and the time for treatment. To find the best orthodontist in Quail Meadows, ask your child’s dentist for recommendations that fit your needs.

The Best Age for Braces

Even though a child’s first orthodontic evaluation occurs at a very young age, treatment with braces or other dental appliances begins a few years later. Orthodontists want the child to lose almost all of their baby teeth and let most of permanent teeth emerge. This usually occurs between the ages of eight and 14.

The Course of Treatment

An increasing number of orthodontists are recommending an interceptive approach. This calls for using dental appliances at a much earlier age. The first phase of treatment occurs while the child still has their baby teeth. Then, the second phase begins once the permanent teeth have come in. Many of the best orthodontist experts believe that starting at such an early age can reduce the time that braces are needed by guiding the growth of teeth. Yet others who opt for traditional timing think it extends total treatment. But since the course of care depends on the case, let your child’s orthodontist determine the best time for treatment.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Quail Meadows, call Advanced Dental Care of Quail Meadows today at (352) 533-4159 or make an appointment.

Advanced Dental Care offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Quail Meadows. With 21 affiliated practices throughout Florida, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Advanced Dental Care of Quail Meadows, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Advanced Dental Care of Quail Meadows.

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