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Phase 1 Pediatric Orthodontics Wayland

The First Step Toward a Straighter Smile

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At Simply Orthodontics Wayland, we strongly recommend bringing your child in to experience a thorough orthodontic consultation by the age of seven. Our goal is for your child to receive early treatment to prevent future problems from developing. Early treatment with Phase 1 Pediatric Orthodontics in Wayland, MA, will foster a better environment for permanent teeth to grow.

Why Choose Simply Orthodontics Wayland for Phase 1 Pediatric Orthodontics?

Gentle Treatment for Tiny Mouths

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If your child receives an orthodontic consultation by the age of seven, we will be able to reveal potential developmental orthodontic problems. When we’re able to identify issues early on, our team can minimize them through Phase 1 treatment, the stage that comes before traditional braces. Phase 1 Pediatric Orthodontics typically incorporates at-home intervention and the use of removable oral appliances, and it may involve addressing common issues like habitual thumb sucking in order to give your son or daughter’s smile the best start for a healthy future.

Signs That Your Child Needs an Orthodontic Assessment

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Although treatment at this early stage may not even be necessary, it is especially important to schedule a screening with our orthodontist if you notice any of the following conditions in your child:

What Is the Benefit of Early Treatment?

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While you don’t need to rush into obtaining braces for your young children, some oral health issues can be avoided with early screening and treatment, including:

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