Does your child have a narrow or high palate? Our Calgary orthodontists may recommend an orthodontic palatal expander to help create more space in your child's mouth by widening their upper jaw. Learn more about palatal expanders and how they work in this post.
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While children should see us for an initial orthodontic assessment by age 7, did you know the habits that lead to good orthodontic health start in infancy? Our orthodontists in Calgary explain how toothbrushing, thumbsucking and jaw development can influence how much orthodontic intervention will be needed later as a child grows.
Many parents wonder when they should consider bringing their kids to see us. Our Calgary orthodontists provide insight and advice about what signs to watch for and how treatment can benefit your children's health.
What is considered early orthodontic treatment? Why is it ideal to detect developmental and orthodontic issues in children when they are young as opposed to entering their teen years? Our Calgary orthodontists explain why early treatment is optimal for most kids.
Sleep talking, snoring and sleep apnea can be related to orthodontic issues that should be treated early to address health concerns. Our Calgary orthodontists explain how these issues might be linked, and how early orthodontic assessment and intervention can help.