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Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics of New Britain Blog

What Age Should Your Child Consider Braces in New Britain?

January 4, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — kids-dentistry @ 6:53 pm
A young child wearing multi-colored braces.

Misaligned teeth are not only a cosmetic issue. In many cases, they are highly recommended to make oral care easier and reduce the risk of chronic conditions later. For example, uneven bites caused by misaligned teeth can easily allow chronic jaw conditions like TMJ disorder to develop. Tooth decay and gum disease can become more frequent as more gaps exist for food, plaque and bacteria to fester in. Thankfully, braces in New Britain can help your child avoid these issues before they develop.

But how do you know when it’s time for your child to receive braces? Learn when based on a professional’s opinion!