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Orthodontic Treatments For Kids

Specialized Orthodontic Treatment Options for Kids and Teens at Allen Orthodontics

At Allen Orthodontics, we understand the importance of early orthodontic intervention for kids and teenagers. Our specialized treatment options are designed to address the unique needs of young patients, helping them achieve healthy and beautiful smiles. With our expert team and personalized care, we are committed to providing exceptional results that last a lifetime.

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Early Interceptive Orthodontics: Setting the Foundation for a Healthy Smile

Guiding Dental Development for a Confident Smile

Early interceptive orthodontics allows us to identify and address potential dental concerns at an early stage, preventing them from progressing into more severe issues. Explore the benefits of our early interceptive orthodontic treatment:

  • Identifying and addressing dental issues early on
  • Preventing more severe problems from developing
  • Guiding proper dental development for a confident smile
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Braces for Kids and Teens: Achieving Proper Alignment

Reliable Orthodontic Correction for Confident Smiles

Braces remain a reliable and effective orthodontic solution for kids and teenagers. Discover the advantages of our braces treatment:

  • Reliable and effective orthodontic correction
  • Alignment of teeth and bite for improved functionality
  • Aesthetic options to suit individual preferences
Retention of Beautiful Smiles: A young girl showcasing her retention appliance.

Retention: Maintaining Beautiful Smiles

Preserving Results for Long-Lasting Smiles

Retaining the results of orthodontic treatment is crucial for long-term success. Learn more about the importance of retention:

  • Maintaining the alignment achieved through orthodontic treatment
  • Preserving the health and stability of the teeth and jaws
  • Preventing relapse and the need for additional treatment
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Early Orthodontic Treatment in Ottawa: Creating a Foundation for Lifelong Oral Health

Assessing Dental and Jaw Development

Around the age of 7, children have a mix of baby teeth and adult teeth, providing an opportunity for early intervention. Learn about the benefits of early orthodontic treatment:

  • Guides permanent teeth to come in straight
  • Creates more space for crowded teeth
  • Corrects habits like thumb and finger sucking
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Indications that Your Child Should See an Orthodontist

Recognizing the Signs

It’s important to be aware of the indications that your child may benefit from early orthodontic treatment. Look for the following signs:

  • Early or late loss of baby teeth
  • Thumb or finger sucking
  • Difficulty chewing or biting food
  • Mouth breathing
  • Crowded front teeth
  • Shifting of the jaw when opening and closing the mouth (crossbites)
  • Speech impediments
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Benefits of Early Orthodontic Treatment

More Than a Beautiful Smile

Early orthodontic treatment offers numerous benefits for your child’s oral health. Discover the advantages:

  • Correcting bad bites and tooth or jaw misalignment
  • Preventing tooth decay and gum disease
  • Avoiding accidental chipping and tooth wear
  • Improving speech impediments
  • Facilitating proper chewing and effective teeth cleaning

Before and After: Transformations That Speak for Themselves

Witness the Remarkable Results

Explore our before and after gallery to see the incredible transformations our orthodontic treatments have achieved for kids and teens. We take pride in the smiles we create and invite you to discover the possibilities for your child’s orthodontic journey.

  • A close up of a patient's teeth before braces. A close up of a patient's beautiful smile after braces.
  • A close up of a patient's teeth before braces. A close up of a patient's beautiful smile after braces.
  • A close up of a patient's teeth before braces. A close up of a patient's beautiful smile after braces.
  • A close up of a patient's teeth before braces. A close up of a patient's beautiful smile after braces.
  • A close up of a patient's teeth before braces. A close up of a patient's beautiful smile after braces.
  • A close up of a patient's teeth before braces. A close up of a patient's beautiful smile after braces.
  • A close up of a patient's teeth before braces. A close up of a patient's beautiful smile after braces.
  • A close up of a patient's teeth before braces. A close up of a patient's beautiful smile after braces.
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Schedule Your Consultation Today

At Allen Orthodontics, we are dedicated to providing specialized orthodontic treatment options for kids and teens. Our early interceptive orthodontics, braces, retention plans, and remarkable transformations speak to our commitment to creating healthy, beautiful smiles. Schedule a consultation today and let our expert team guide your child towards a lifetime of confident smiles.

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