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When Should My Child or Teenager See an Orthodontist?

Ages 7 to 11 Years   This age group still has baby teeth in place. In the x-ray above, you can see the baby teeth with the permanent teeth underneath them. Usually there is no good reason to straighten baby … Continue reading

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Best Time to Get Braces

Last week in my office, I saw two different 12 1/2 year old boys for their free initial orthodontic exams.  Because every individual is unique in growth, occlusion and tooth eruption, I gave them completely different recommendations. One boy would … Continue reading

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