Is My Child Too Young For Braces?

what is the right age for braces? Lafayette

If you have noticed some of your child’s teeth are growing in crooked, you may be wondering when the time is right to see about orthodontics. At Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO we have a lot of experience with correcting bites, and can provide guidance.

It’s a good idea for kids to have their teeth evaluated when they’re about seven years old. By “evaluated,” we don’t mean a checkup. We mean seeing how the upper and lower teeth come into alignment when biting down, and whether teeth are coming in as they should.

The best time for orthodontic treatment to begin is when a child has most of his or her permanent teeth. That is usually between the ages of eight and fourteen. Once we have made an evaluation, we can determine the best course of action for your child’s case.

At Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette we have a range of orthodontic options, from traditional braces to clear braces. People from Boulder, Louisville, and Broomfield also come to us for dental implants and much more. Call today to schedule an appointment!

Contact Boulder County Smiles:

720-862-3630

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):


1140 W South Boulder Rd Ste 201
Lafayette, Colorado
80026

 

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