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Children’s Orthodontics

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Medically reviewed by: Dr Anthony Lam BDS (Hons), MSc (Lond), MOrth RCS (Edin) Specialist Orthodontist and Clinical Lecturer at Guy's Hospital, London.

19th July 2021
Children's Orthodontics

Straight, well-functioning teeth can have a really positive impact on your child’s confidence and long-term dental health. It’s hard enough being a kid, especially during those awkward teenage years, without having to worry about your smile!

We’ve seen first hand how a beautiful smile can completely transform a child’s confidence. And we are so glad we are able to help them achieve their perfect smiles! Which is why we believe children’s orthodontics is such a worthwhile investment

What Age Should My Child Have Braces?

While teeth can be straightened at any age, the ideal time to have this corrective treatment is during the early teenage years, when the teeth and jaws are still developing.

We would suggest that you bring your child in for an Orthodontic assessment as early as aged 7. Although it is unlikely they will start active treatment at this age, we will be able to asses their developing teeth and decide if they are likely to need Early Orthodontic treatment. Otherwise we will keep them under review until they are ready to start treatment.

Children's Orthodontics

9 Signs Your Child Might Need Orthodontic Treatment

✔ Crowded Teeth

✔ Malposition of Teeth

✔ Bite Issues

✔ Loosing Baby Teeth Late

✔ Loosing Baby Teeth Early

✔ Thumb or Dummy Sucking

✔ Often Bites Their Cheeks

✔ Their Teeth Don’t Make Contact

✔ Difficulty Closing Mouth/Lips

Benefits Of Private Orthodontics

NHS waiting lists are at an all time high, due to the pandemic back log along with the changes made to NHS Orthodontics services in 2019.  Many parents are choosing to bypass these long waiting list in favour of Private Orthodontic care, ensuring that their children receive the treatment they need when it is most beneficial.

Benefits of Private Treatment at Orthodontic Gallery

  • No Waiting List – Your child’s treatment can start straight away.
  • A Choice Of Appliances – We offer a wide range of treatments, including Invisalign and other discreet options.
  • Shorter Treatment and Appointment Times – Thanks to the latest in Orthodontic technologies and materials. The use of our iTero Scanner makes starting treatment quicker and easier!
  • Interest Free Payment Options – We offer flexible interest free finance on all of our Orthodontic treatments. Use our finance calculator to see how you can afford private treatment.
  • Flexible Appointment Times – We offer after school/evening appointments and Saturday slots to help fit in around busy schedules.
  • Free Introductory Brace Care Kit – Because who doesn’t love a freebie!

 

At Orthodontic Gallery we understand that making the decision to go ahead with Orthodontic Treatment is not something to be taken lightly. That is why we offer a number of Free No Obligation Appointments, to ensure you have as much information as possible before you decide on Orthodontic treatment.

Choose from a Free Consultation with our Treatment Coordinator or why not take advantage of our Free iTero Scan – this allows you to see your potential results instantly! Or if you would just like to request a bit more information about Orthodontic Gallery, you can get in touch today!

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