Your child may need early orthodontic treatment because they exhibit one of the following conditions, possibly caused by:
The first phase is initiated to:
Phase I treatment can consist of the use of braces, a removable appliance or a fixed palate expander.
Your child will be followed at no additional fee until all permanent teeth have a pathway to erupt at which time, we will re-evaluate them for Phase II braces crediting part of your Phase I fee to the next stage.
Getting My Braces! Stage 2
Getting My Braces! Stage 3
Getting My Braces! Stage 4
Expander Coming Off
After Phase I treatment, crooked teeth, spacing and improper bites may still exists. By timing the second phase of treatment with your child’s growth, the orthodontist can take advantage of this development. During Phase II treatment, braces or Invisalign can be used to straighten the permanent teeth and correctly align the bite and jaw.
The second phase will benefit your child by:
Our goal for two-phase orthodontic treatment is to give you correctly aligned teeth that provide ideal jaw function and a great smile with lasting results!