We often get worried moms and dads asking us when the best time for their child’s first orthodontic check-up is. The answer is when they turn 8 years old. The younger the child is, the sooner Dr. Sharma can take a proactive and preventative approach, even discovering problems before they exist. This doesn’t necessarily mean that your child will need orthodontic treatment right away, but it’s a good time to get a professional assessment.
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