Treatment At Any Age
Does my child really need to be seen by an orthodontist? Aren’t braces for teenagers? Dr. Larrabee and The American Association of Orthodontics actually recommend that children be seen by an orthodontist by age seven. Dr. Larrabee sees these patients free of charge, and takes baseline records, including a 3D scan. He then evaluates their growth and development and in some instances, dental or orthopedic (bone) correction needs to be done to prevent breaking a tooth or to correct jaw discrepancies. There is only a small window to fix these issues, which is why it is so important for children to be seen by age seven. If you know a child who is seven or older, send them in for a
You’ve known this day was coming—your son or daughter needs braces. What now? At Advanced Orthodontics, we understand that kids have a lot going on in their academic and social lives. We’ve done our best to create a comfortable, hassle-free orthodontic experience.
We realize your teenager may be nervous or hesitant about getting braces, but orthodontic treatment has come a long way in recent years. Brackets and wires are smaller and less noticeable. We also offer options like lingual braces (hidden behind the teeth) and Invisalign, which are nearly invisible. With evening and early morning appointments, we can work with your busy schedule. Bring your son or daughter in for a complimentary consultation, and let’s work together to give your child an amazing gift—a beautiful, healthy smile!