It is always best to consult with an Orthodontist around the age of seven, however the following trends often indicate a need for orthodontics.

  • Early or late loss of baby teeth
  • A hard time chewing or biting food
  • Mouth breathing
  • Thumb or other finger sucking
  • Crowded teeth especially at the front
  • Open bites
  • Teeth that come together abnormally
  • Teeth that protrude
  • Lips can’t close at rest
  • Crossbites
  • Missing Teeth
  • Deep Bites
  • Protruding front teeth

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