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Orthodontics San Juan Capistrano Evaluation

When is The Best Time To Bring My Child To The Orthodontist For an Evaluation?

The American Association of Orthodontics, also known as the AAO, recommends children having a screening by seven years old.

Once you bring your child for a screening by this age, your pediatric dentist can precisely predict if your child is prone to having any dental issues in time like crooked teeth. By this age as well, your child’s molars will begin to develop and will create a back bite. Their jaw and teeth will also be developed to the point where your dentist can figure out if any issues will occur with their mouth. A possible case of open/overbite or crowding can occur for example if your child has incisors coming out at this time suddenly.

This prediction will not be permanent though and is dependent on how your child cares for their teeth in time. You and your dentist will have a job of observing how their teeth are developing to ensure proper growth. This can allow your child to have dental treatments early on in life to prevent any serious issues later on.

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★★★★★ In my opinion, Teddy Bear Dental is one of the best Dentist Practices in San Juan Capistrano. Dr. Teddy Kim and his staff are the best. They treat you like family and have a genuine interest in your wellbeing. I used to hate going to the dentist because of feeling like I was just another patient. All of which, went away when I scheduled my first appointment with Dr. Kim.
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★★★★★ I came to Teddy Bear Dental fleeing from my previous dentist, and it was the best decision. Dr. Kim was very professional and caring and listened to my concerns that were not taken into account at my previous doctor. The office was very clean and orderly and the staff was very friendly and knowledgeable and you can tell they take not only dental hygiene seriously but cleanliness in general as a big priority.
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