When Should My Child See a Redding Orthodontist?
Since modern braces emerged in the 1970s, braces have become almost a rite of passage into adulthood. And for good reason. Bones stop growing by age 20 for girls and between ages 18 to 21 for boys. When bones are still growing, teeth can be shifted more easily. Treatment takes less time--and costs less. Ideally, you should take your child to your Redding orthodontist before bones are set in place. First Visit Orthodontists recommend that children get an orthodontic evaluation as early as seven years old. At seven, the permanent [...]