Kids age 6-10
Dr. Knapp and the American Association of Orthodontics recommend an orthodontic examination before age 8. Orthodontists have the training and knowledge to evaluate and manage the transition from baby to adult teeth. Early treatment at ages 6-10 can eliminate the need for adult tooth removal or surgery as a teenager or adult.
- monitor growth and development
- correct skeletal growth
- make room for adult teeth
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