Millions of people at any given time have braces on their teeth. And one of the concerns that come along with having braces is trying to avoid breaking them. A broken brace can mean more time sitting in the orthodontist’s chair as they fix it, but it can also create an additional out-of-pocket expense. Besides, who wants to keep spending time visiting the orthodontist for broken braces if we can do things to avoid it?
Has your child been referred to the orthodontist, but you think they may be too young? The American Association of Orthodontists (AOA) actually recommends children's first visit at age 7! This allows us to catch any potential problems early and help to minimize the need for more extensive treatment at a later date.
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