Does my child need an early orthodontic assessment?

If your child has crooked teeth or dental crowding, you may be curious as to whether or not they may need orthodontic treatment in the future. At Humber Valley Dental in Bolton, Ontario, we provide early orthodontic assessments for children to determine if they could benefit from these treatments now or later on. If you are interested in learning how Drs. Geeta Gautham, David Ma, and Ammar Taimish of our practice perform an evaluation, and what they are looking for, we invite you to book a consultation appointment at our facility.

What happens during an early orthodontic assessment for children?

An early orthodontic evaluation for children can help identify any potential problems with the teeth and jaw. This way, treatment can be started as soon as possible, which can often mean shorter and less expensive treatment overall.

Our dental team at Humber Valley Dental will take a medical history and conduct a physical examination during the assessment. They will also assess how the teeth and jaws are developing and whether there is any crowding of the teeth or abnormal bites, known as malocclusion.

X-rays may also be taken to get a better look at the teeth and jaws. Once all this information is gathered, the Humber Valley Dental team can create a dental treatment plan tailored specifically for your child and their needs. Additionally, they can start implementing treatments as early as possible regarding dental crowding or crooked teeth.

How do I find out if my child might need orthodontic work?

At Humber Valley Dental of Bolton, ON, our dentists are committed to providing the best dental care for new and established patients and families. If you are located in the community and want to work with Drs. Geeta Gautham, David Ma, and Ammar Taimish, for your dental health needs, call the office at (289) 536-4498 and schedule an appointment at our facility, conveniently located at 25 Queen Street North.

We look forward to meeting you and your family at our comprehensive dental practice to learn more about your dental needs!