7Orthodontic treatment is available to patients of all ages. Between the ages of 11-14, your child may already have most of their permanent teeth erupted. At this age, the permanent second molars are erupting or have erupted, which we believe allows for the optimal time to begin orthodontic treatment.

Each patient's orthodontic condition requires a treatment plan based on a specialized diagnosis of the case. The orthodontic process involves an initial examination or first visit, orthodontic X-rays, study model impressions and digital diagnostic photographs. Braces have one aim: to use gentle pressure to move teeth into proper alignment. Treatment time varies depending on age, patient compliance and the severity of the condition.  In addition to traditional braces, we also offer Invisalign Teen

Starting the process during the early adolescent years can help ensure a braces-free smile for senior pictures, prom, and graduation!  Give us a call to schedule a consultation and learn more about how braces or Invisalign can help you achieve the beautiful, healthy smile you deserve!  

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