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Does Your Child Need an Orthodontic Expander?

At Droel Orthodontics, the answer is probably “No.”  This article will explain why. The face and teeth exist in 3 dimensions: Side to Side (lateral) Front to Back (horizontal) Top to Bottom (vertical) An orthodontic expander works in only one … Continue reading

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Orthodontic Phase 1: What About 12 Year Molars?

Have you been told that your 7, 8 or 9-year-old child needs a Phase 1 treatment?  Before you go ahead, there is one important question you should ask the orthodontist:  What are you going to do about the 12-year molars? … Continue reading

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Gap in Teeth of 7-Year-Old: Are Braces Needed?

  I am frequently asked whether a gap in a child’s front teeth means that braces are always needed. My answer is, “Not necessarily.” Two years ago, a mother brought a 7-year-old girl into my office for an exam.  The … Continue reading

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