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What age should a child first see an orthodontist?
The recommended age for a child to first see an orthodontist is 7 years. Embrace can identify any developmental issues and when necessary will recommend preventative treatment in order to isolate any orthodontic issues early and reduce the time in braces that may be needed later on.
What are the signs that a child might need orthodontic treatment?
What options are available for children?
If early treatment is required then the orthodontist is likely to do one of the following, possibly ahead of further treatment when the child is older:
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