Posts Tagged ‘early orthodontics’

Are Pacifiers and Thumb-Sucking Safe for Your Child’s Teeth?

Kids can develop habits at a young age that will likely dissipate as they grow older. However, some habits can wreak havoc on your child’s development. Pacifiers and thumb-sucking may seem innocent at first, but the effect these habits have on the mouth can be detrimental. Learn how two of the most common oral habits…

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Finding the Right Orthodontist for Your Family

When you or your kids need orthodontic treatment, the last thing you want to do is settle. While you may think every orthodontist is more or less the same, it’s worth it to carefully pick the right orthodontist for your family. Here are some elements to consider when looking for an orthodontist who will be…

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Why Does My Child Need an Expander?

When you bring your child into our orthodontic office to discuss potential early phase orthodontic treatment options, you may end up hearing your child needs a palatal expander. Not every child who undergoes early orthodontics will need one, but it could be beneficial in certain cases. What Is an Expander? A palatal expander is a…

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