Early Orthodontic and Pediatric Treatments at Valley Advanced Orthodontics

At Valley Advanced Orthodontics, we understand that your child's smile is a precious asset. That's why we offer specialized Early Orthodontic and Pediatric Orthodontic Treatments to ensure a lifetime of healthy, confident smiles.

Why Choose Early Orthodontic and Pediatric Treatments?


  1. Timely Intervention:


Early orthodontic treatments, also known as pediatric orthodontics, focus on identifying and addressing orthodontic issues in children at an early age. The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) recommends that children have their first orthodontic visit by age 7. This early assessment is crucial for identifying potential issues and planning effective treatments. Starting treatment during childhood can prevent more severe problems in the future.


  1. Developmental Benefits:


Children’s mouths are still developing, making it an ideal time to guide the growth of their teeth and jaws. Early treatment can help ensure proper alignment, prevent crowding, and create space for incoming adult teeth.


  1. Preventive Measures:


Pediatric orthodontics can address habits like thumb-sucking or tongue-thrusting, which can contribute to dental issues if left uncorrected. Early intervention can break these habits and promote healthier oral development.


  1. Improved Self-Confidence:


A well-aligned smile can boost a child’s self-esteem and overall confidence, setting them up for a more positive self-image as they grow.


Common Pediatric Orthodontic Issues


Early orthodontic treatments can effectively address a range of common issues in children, including:


  • Overcrowding: When there isn’t enough space for adult teeth to come in properly.
  • Bite Problems: Such as overbites, underbites, and crossbites.
  • Misaligned Teeth: Correcting crooked or misaligned teeth early can prevent more extensive orthodontic work later.
  • Thumb-Sucking: Breaking this habit early can prevent dental issues.
  • Speech and Chewing Problems: Orthodontic treatment can help with speech impediments and chewing difficulties caused by jaw or teeth alignment issues.


What to Expect During Pediatric Orthodontic Treatment


  1. Consultation: Your child’s journey begins with a thorough consultation at Valley Advanced Orthodontics. Our experienced orthodontists will assess your child’s oral health, discuss any concerns, and recommend an individualized treatment plan.
  2. Treatment Plan: If early orthodontic treatment is recommended, our team will outline the specific procedures and interventions required to address your child’s unique needs.
  3. Braces or Appliances: Depending on the diagnosis, your child may receive braces, removable appliances, or other orthodontic devices to guide their dental development.
  4. Regular Check-ups: Frequent appointments will be scheduled to monitor your child’s progress and make necessary adjustments to their treatment plan.
  5. Education: We’ll educate both you and your child on proper oral hygiene practices and maintaining their orthodontic appliances.
  6. Transition to Comprehensive Orthodontics: In some cases, early orthodontic treatment is a precursor to comprehensive orthodontics when your child is older.


Start Your Child’s Orthodontic Journey Today!


Investing in your child’s oral health and confidence is one of the best gifts you can give them. Valley Advanced Orthodontics is dedicated to providing the highest level of care and expertise in early orthodontic and pediatric treatments.


Schedule a consultation with us today and take the first step towards ensuring your child’s smile grows beautifully aligned and healthy.


Valley Advanced Orthodontics – Nurturing Confident Smiles in Children!

Orthodontics that makes a difference.