Most patients used to only start receiving orthodontic treatment later in life, around ages twelve to fourteen. However in more recent years it has been discovered that starting treatment younger can have lifelong benefits, and is quickly becoming more popular. At our Sunnyvale pediatric dental office, our orthodontists specialize in interceptive orthodontics, in order to help your young children achieve healthy and beautiful smiles for life.
Starting orthodontic treatment earlier on in life utilizes the earlier stages of teeth and jaw development; waiting years later to start treatment misses out on these jump-start benefits, and can even make orthodontic treatment more difficult. Growing teeth are more cooperative than grown, adult teeth. That makes it easier for our Sunnyvale pediatric dental specialists to manipulate and mold teeth into proper alignment. Waiting for teeth to fully grow in increases the likelihood of having to extract teeth in order to make corrections. Interceptive orthodontics can correct misalignment, as well as bite and jaw problems. Interceptive orthodontics at our Sunnyvale pediatric dental office can save your child from a lot of unnecessary time and discomfort later in life.
There are typically multiple steps involved in interceptive orthodontics. At our Sunnyvale pediatric dental office, our team of dentists and orthodontists believe in working with you every step of the way to ensure the best results that everyone will be happy with. This form of orthodontics can often be less extensive and expensive than traditional forms of treatment. One of the great parts of starting younger, is we can help fix and prevent a slew of dental issues, ranging from jaw growth, arch expansion, bite problems, and teeth alignment. Interceptive orthodontics starts your child on the path to a better smile earlier on in life. We welcome you to make an appointment by calling us at 408-763-4030, and come discover the most up to date form of orthodontics for your child. We know your child’s health is important to you. That is why we are dedicated to providing top quality service for the whole family, so your child can enjoy a beautiful, healthy smile for life.