While there is no exact age for children to begin orthodontic treatment, the American Association of Orthodontists recommends visiting the orthodontist around age seven.
By this age, most children have a mix of baby teeth and adult teeth, making it easier for the orthodontist to diagnose and correct tooth and jaw problems sooner and without surgery.
For parents, it's not always easy to know if your child may need orthodontic treatment.
Please contact our orthodontist in Greer, or Simpsonville, SC to schedule an appointment for an orthodontic evaluation. Early treatment now will give your child a healthy, beautiful smile for the future.
Our practice offers a variety of braces, types, and styles to choose from. Some common options include:
Braces, retainers, and everything else that you want to know about orthodontics!
You've just heard the three words that every teen dreads: "YOU NEED BRACES!"
Don't worry! Braces aren't nearly as scary as you may think. In fact, braces today come in a variety of styles, materials, and colors, making life with braces much easier, more comfortable, and even more stylish than in the past.
The amount of time it takes to treat your smile with braces depends on three key factors:
Orthodontic braces are a big part of life for many people your age. While braces may have had a bad reputation in the past, today's braces make it easy to look good and feel good! Please contact our practice to schedule your next orthodontic checkup.
Place your toothbrush at a 45-degree angle to your gum.
Brush gently in a circular motion.
Brush the outer, inner, and chewing surfaces of each tooth.
Use the tip of your brush for the inner surface of your front teeth.
Orthodontic treatment is no longer just for teens. In fact, the American Association of Orthodontists states that one in five orthodontic patients is over the age of 21. Many adults are choosing to receive treatment because they understand the importance of maintaining their health, and they want to feel better about their appearance. Adults everywhere are taking advantage of the opportunity to receive orthodontic care, and now you can too.
For many adults, the thought of having metal braces is enough to discourage them from receiving treatment. However, today's orthodontic treatment options offer a variety of braces and appliances that are comfortable, aesthetic, and customized to meet your needs. Types of braces include:
To learn more about the benefits of adult orthodontics, please contact our practice to schedule an appointment in our Greer or Simpsonville, SC orthodontic office. We understand that you have a busy schedule, and we will work with you to make sure each office visit is as convenient as possible.
Interested in learning more about braces and how to care for them?
The first step toward achieving a beautiful, healthy smile is to schedule an appointment. To schedule an appointment with our Greer, and Simpsonville SC orthodontist, please complete and submit the request form below. Our scheduling coordinator will contact you soon to confirm your appointment.
Please note this form is for requesting an appointment. If you need to cancel or reschedule an existing appointment, or if you require immediate attention, please contact our practice directly.
150 Sage Creek Way Greer, SC 29650
630 NE Main St Simpsonville, SC 29681
Our orthodontist serves patients in the Greer, Simpsonville, Fountain Inn, Mauldin, Blue Ridge, Spartanburg, Greenville, Victor Mills, Taylors, SC communities.