Orthodontic for Children

Orthodontic treatment for children is essential for ensuring a healthy and confident smile in the future. Early treatment can prevent more extensive and costly treatment later on in life. Our team at Watson Orthodontics has the expertise and experience to provide comprehensive orthodontic care for children, using the latest technology and methods.

Orthodontic treatments for children in Draper, UT

When Should My Child First See an Orthodontist?

The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that all children have their first orthodontic evaluation by age 7. This allows our team to identify any potential issues and develop a personalized treatment plan to correct any problems early on.

What Are the Benefits of Early Treatment?

Early orthodontic treatment can help prevent more extensive and costly treatment later. It can also:

  • Correct bite problems and improve facial symmetry
  • Improve speech and chewing ability
  • Prevent teeth from becoming crowded or crooked
  • Improve oral hygiene by making it easier to clean teeth and gums

What Are Common Orthodontic Issues in Children?

Some common orthodontic issues that may require treatment in children include:

  • Crowded teeth
  • Overbites, underbites, and crossbites
  • Excessive spacing
  • Jaw growth problems

What Are My Child’s Orthodontic Treatment Options?

At Watson Orthodontics, we offer a range of orthodontic treatment options for children, including:

Metal braces

Clear braces

Clear aligners

Palatal expanders

Our team will work with you and your child to develop a personalized treatment plan that meets their unique needs and goals.

Contact Us

We hope this FAQ page has been helpful in answering some of your questions about orthodontic treatment. If you have any further questions or would like to schedule a consultation, please don't hesitate to contact us.

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