Adolescent Treatment

Adolescent orthodontic care.

A smile for the future ...

Between the ages of 11 and 15 is the most common time for orthodontic treatment.. By 12, most permanent teeth are in place, and crooked teeth, gaps and bad bites can be detected. These problems seldom correct themselves and most parents decide to seek orthodontic treatment.

In addition, many negative associations of braces are not present. Many children in this age range undergo orthodontic treatment, and children can be convinced to wear braces because they see their friends are also wearing them.

Besides the benefits of fitting in, children at this age grow rapidly, and orthodontists can take advantage of these spurts to shape the bite and teeth correctly. And children at this age have high metabolisms, which shortens overall treatment time and reduces the discomfort of orthodontic treatment.

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