Category: Children’s Orthodontics

Preventing Major Misalignment With Space Maintainers

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When your child loses baby teeth early, this could impact how permanent teeth erupt and lead to major complications for their smile. To help prevent these issues following premature tooth loss, we could help with custom orthodontics. In today’s blog, your Shirley, NY, pediatric dentist and orthodontist talks about our space maintainers.

Our Approach To Children’s Orthodontics

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We want to help kids, even as young as age seven, start orthodontic treatment to correct misalignment and improve the health of their smile. Which is why we offer treatment in a phased approach. In today’s blog, your Shirley, NY, pediatric dentist and orthodontist talks about how we help kids with phase one orthodontics.

Protecting Your Child’s Smile With Space Maintainers

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When a tooth is lost prematurely in childhood, this could lead to major complications with the function and balance of your smile. Without treatment, this could lead to serious misalignment as their smile grows and develops, leading to more complications in the teen and adult years. But your Shirley, NY, pediatric dentist and orthodontist can… Read more »

Starting Phase One Of Your Child’s Orthodontic Treatment

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Did you know that orthodontic care isn’t just limited to teens and adults? With a phased approach, we can start care for children as young as age seven! In today’s blog, your Shirley, NY, pediatric dentist and orthodontist will discuss what to expect from the first phase of treatment.

Your Children Need A Back-To-School Visit

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In the next few weeks, kids are going to be heading back to school. There’s a lot to do to get ready, such as shopping for supplies and new clothes. But don’t forget about their smiles! In today’s blog, your Shirley, NY, pediatric dentist and orthodontist talk about when kids need a back-to-school visit.

When Should You Consider Braces?

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Do you have uneven teeth, or does your child? If so, this could mean more than just issues with a smile’s appearance. To improve overall oral health in the long term, orthodontic treatment may be necessary. In today’s blog, your Shirley, NY, pediatric dentist and orthodontist talks about when you should consider braces.

When Kids Need A Space Maintainer

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Baby teeth, or primary teeth, are meant to fall out eventually. But if they fall out too soon, this could lead to issues with the arrival of the permanent teeth. The risk of dental misalignment could then increase! To help prevent poor alignment, your Shirley, NY, pediatric dentist and orthodontist can provide space maintainers.

Starting Phase Two Orthodontics For Your Kids

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When your children complete the first phase of their orthodontic treatment, they will soon start the second. At this stage, the smile’s alignment will be completely corrected. In today’s blog, your Shirley, NY, pediatric dentist and orthodontist talks about the second phase of treatment and the options we offer teens patients.

Starting Phase One Orthodontics For Kids

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The onset of misalignment could start as soon as the teeth start erupting, and we can begin to treat the issue for children starting at around age seven. To guide the growth of the smile and limit malocclusion, we could use phase one orthodontics. In today’s blog, your Shirley, NY, pediatric dentist and orthodontist talks… Read more »

Why Misalignment Needs To Be Corrected

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When you have uneven smiles, this could mean serious trouble for your oral health. Dental malocclusion, or misalignment, causes trouble for children, teens, and adults alike, and could even cause long-term problems too. In today’s blog, your Shirley, NY, pediatric dentist and orthodontist talks about why misalignment needs to be corrected.