Worrying that your children's teeth aren't falling out on time is a common concern for many parents. In this post, our BC and Alberta orthodontists discuss which order of losing teeth most children follow and what types of problems to watch for.
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While children should see us for an initial orthodontic assessment by age 7, did you know the habits that lead to good orthodontic health start in infancy? Our orthodontists in BC and Alberta explain how toothbrushing, thumbsucking and jaw development can influence how much orthodontic intervention will be needed later as a child grows.
Many parents wonder when they should consider bringing their kids to see us. Our BC and Alberta dentists provide insight and advice about what signs to watch for and how treatment can benefit your children's health.
What is considered early orthodontic treatment? Why is it ideal to detect developmental and orthodontic issues in children when they are young as opposed to entering their teen years? Our BC and Alberta orthodontists explain why early treatment is optimal for most kids.
Sleep talking, snoring and sleep apnea can be related to orthodontic issues that should be treated early to address health concerns. Our BC and Alberta orthodontists explain how these issues might be linked, and how early orthodontic assessment and intervention can help.
When teeth emerge in a less-than-ideal way, this can cause speech problems. Our BC and Alberta orthodontists address common speech problems in children and how early orthodontic treatment can help.
Issues with the jaw can be linked to problems such as mouth breathing, improper swallow, overactive lip and cheek muscles and more. Our BC and Alberta orthodontists discuss how a retruded or protruded jaw can affect children's oral health - and what can be done with early intervention.