Orthodontic treatment can start as early as age 6 to 7, and is referred to as "interceptive orthodontics". Starting orthodontic treatment early can be beneficial in certain situations, such as crowding in teeth, because at this age the teeth and jaw are still developing and growing. Thus, starting this procedure is useful in correcting the position of the dental arches and jaws.
If your child is undergoing orthodontic treatment, here are some tips to help them maintain their oral health and hygiene to prevent any further complications!
Tips for Early Orthodontics
Rinse with water
Floss, floss, floss!
Visit the dentist