Category: Children’s Orthodontics

A Look At Phased Orthodontics: Part 2

Last week, we took a first look at phased orthodontics in Part 1 of this two-part blog series, A Look At Phased Orthodontics by Lake Country Orthodontics in Fort Worth, Texas. To recap a bit of what was discussed in Part 1, we learned that phased orthodontics is a process of starting orthodontic adjustment early for… Read more »

A Look At Phased Orthodontics: Part 1

Popular culture has made it so that orthodontic treatment is only necessary for teenagers. Because of this, many parents are surprised to learn that the American Association of Orthodontists recommend that a child’s first visit to the orthodontist occur by the age of 7. The reason for the early visit is because adjustment is easier done… Read more »

When Should My Child Stop Using A Pacifier?

There is nothing quite so heart wrenching as the sound of a crying baby or an upset child. Of course, we use pacifiers, blankies, and other methods to help soothe our infants and young children. In the early stages of infancy and early toddlerhood, pacifiers can be a beneficial aid. However, as a child begins… Read more »

When Can Early Intervention Help?

First of all, you may be wondering what does early intervention mean when it comes to orthodontic treatment. Early intervention refers to treatment of a young smile that intervenes before the issue takes full shape and causes problems. Intervening early gives an advantage by the fact that a child’s jaw is still growing. The American Association of… Read more »

Why And When: First Orthodontist Visit

Why should your child first visit the orthodontist? Why should your child visit the orthodontist? The American Associates for Orthodontists recommend that age seven is the best age for a child’s first visit to an orthodontist. While seven could seem like an arbitrary number, it is developmentally the best age to identify any potential orthodontic issues. It… Read more »

Reasons For Kids To Visit The Orthodontist

The American Associates for Orthodontists recommend that  the best age for a child’s first exam with an orthodontist is seven years old. Besides asking when the right time to first visit is, many parents may ask why is it important to take their child to the orthodontist. A first orthodontic visit at age seven allows for… Read more »

Best Age For The First Orthodontist Visit?

A frequently asked question for an orthodontist is asking when the best age is to first visit the orthodontist. The American Associates for Orthodontists recommend that seven years old is the best age for a child’s first exam with an orthodontist. Seven may seem like an arbitrary age, and while not everyone is the same,… Read more »

We Make Visiting The Dentist Fun For Kids

Instilling good oral health care habits in your children is vital for their smile’s long term health. Along with brushing and flossing, it’s also important to make visits with their dentist a regular part of caring for their teeth. Your dentist can offer a warm environment as well as specialized orthodontics for children of all… Read more »

What You Should Know About A Baby’s Teeth

If you’ve recently brought a baby into the world, have a baby on the way, or are thinking about having one, there are several pieces of information you need to know about their dental health. You want to make sure that they have happy and healthy baby teeth now to help ensure that they have… Read more »

Orthodontics For Children Of All Ages

Instilling good brushing and flossing habits for your children is vital for their long term oral health. Along with brushing and flossing, it’s also important to make visits with their dentist a regular part of caring for their teeth. Your dentist offers a warm environment as well as specialized orthodontics for children of all ages…. Read more »