Orthodontics
When Should You Start?

Some early warning signs indicating it is time for an Orthodontic Exam include:

  • Early or late loss of baby teeth
  • Difficulty in chewing or biting
  • Mouth breathing
  • Finger sucking or other oral habits
  • Crowding, misplaced, or blocked-out teeth
  • Jaws that shift, make sounds, protrude or retrude
  • Speech difficulty
  • Biting into the roof of the mouth
  • Protruding teeth
  • Teeth that meet in an abnormal way or don't meet at all
  • Facial imbalance or asymmetry


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