It is recommended that children first be seen at the age of 7 for orthodontic care. This doesn’t mean that they will require braces, but problems will begin to develop and show starting at this age. Getting ahead of them can make a significant difference in the future.
Correcting an overbite or underbite through early treatment can save a great deal of time and money later in life. Malocclusion can also be detected and treated early. While it isn’t recommended that children as young as 7 get braces, there are other forms of early treatment that can minimize the length or duration of braces that they may need during their
We create a relaxed and fun atmosphere for children
Children don’t understand the world the same way that adults do. They often have more fears and when it comes to dental work, it is one of the most stressful things that children endure.
At Straight Smiles, when it comes to early treatment, we understand this and help to create a relaxed environment that children won’t fear, but will rather enjoy.
Every patient who walks through our doors is important, but children get extra special attention at Straight Smiles. We believe that creating a special environment will help them later in life. If you have any questions about our processes or dental professionals, call us at (03) 9363 6300 and we will be happy to assist you.