Help! My Kid Is Getting Braces

It used to be rare and special to get braces, but nowadays a “train track smile” is commonplace among children and young adults. This is why many parents are caught unaware, and may experience some difficulty in adjusting to a demanding new lifestyle for a few months, or even years. The ins and outs of getting orthodontic braces is still a mystery for many parents. We’ve made it easy and collected everything you need to know about your child’s braces in this helpful orthodontic FAQ.

How To Convince Your Kids To Get Braces

We have some good news and some bad news. The good news is that orthodontists have identified the ideal time to start orthodontic treatment. It is the time right after the second molars have erupted, after all he milk teeth have fallen out. This is usually around 12 years of age. The bad news? This is one of the worst times in a person’s life to be convinced of anything, especially by their parents. Here is how to make your kids understand the necessity of treatment.

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