The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that all children have an orthodontic screening no later than age 7.
Treatment during the adolescent growth spurt period provides an opportunity to favorably influence the facial profile in a growing child. Once growth of the facial bones is complete, correction of jaw discrepancies usually requires surgery. For this reason, early treatment may save considerable time, money and the need for patients to undergo surgery.
Contact us today for your free consultation; Dr. Irwin and his staff will help you determine if early treatment is the best option for your child.