At Rivers Edge Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, we understand the importance of providing children with quality dental care that sets them up for a lifetime of healthy smiles. Early/Interceptive Orthodontics is a proactive solution that can help address developing orthodontic issues before they become more severe.
Early/Interceptive Orthodontics is a specialized field of orthodontics that focuses on addressing developing orthodontic issues in children, typically between the ages of 6 and 10. By starting treatment early, we can help guide the growth and development of your child's smile, reducing the risk of more severe orthodontic problems later in life.
The early/interception orthodontic process begins with a comprehensive evaluation of your child's bite and jaw structure. If it is determined that early/interception orthodontics is the best solution for your child's needs, our team will work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan. This may involve the use of orthodontic appliances to help guide the growth and development of your child's smile.
Treatment There are a few signs that may indicate that your child may need early orthodontic treatment, including:
If you notice any of these symptoms in your child, it's important to schedule a consultation with our team.
There are several types of interceptive orthodontics, including:
Early orthodontic treatment has several benefits for children, including:
The cost of early/interception orthodontics can vary depending on the complexity of your child's case and the length of treatment required. At Rivers Edge Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry, we believe that everyone deserves access to quality dental care, which is why we offer flexible financing options and accept most insurance plans.
Don't wait until it's too late. Contact Rivers Edge Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry today and let us help you get started with Early/Interception Orthodontics for your child. Our team will be happy to answer any questions you may have and help you determine if this proactive solution is right for your growing smile.