Dr. Angela Sharma is a provider of Orthodontics for Children in SE Calgary. At Walden Orthodontics, we believe that it is never too late (or too early) to start orthodontic treatment!
Dr. Sharma recommends that all children should have an initial orthodontic screening by age 7 in order to monitor your child’s growth patterns and to watch for the early indication for orthodontic treatment.
Preventative orthodontics are used to intercept orthodontic concerns before they become more of a concern as your child continues to grow. Two Phase Orthodontics is a very common practice and minimizes the impact concerns with the bite, and alignment may have.
Two Phase Orthodontics for Children is a specialized orthodontic process that involves two phases of treatment — with the first phase beginning when your child still has remaining primary (baby) teeth, and the adult teeth are beginning to erupt into the mouth. Phase two treatment begins once all of the adult teeth have erupted into the mouth. The goal of two phase treatment is to act as an intervention, to prevent future complications and invasive treatment down the road.
In addition to the structural benefits of Two Phase Orthodontics for Children, some of the other improvements that are achieved include: