480-963-8001 (Gilbert)
480-457-1623 (San Tan Valley)
480-565-8500 (Mesa)

Clear and Traditional Braces

Convenient Locations

3011 S. Lindsay Rd.
Suite 108
Gilbert, AZ 85295
Tel:  480-963-8001
Fax: 480-821-2980

36283 N. Gantzel Rd.
Suite 102
San Tan Valley, AZ 85140
Tel:  480-457-1623
Fax: 480-457-1321

9101 E. Brown Rd.
Suite 102
Mesa, AZ 85207
Tel:  480-565-8500
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Pediatric Orthodontics

Pediatric Orthodontist in Gilbert and Queen Creek AZ
Treatment and braces for ages 7-18

The American Association of Orthodontists recommends children as early as age 7 to be evaluated by an orthodontist to help determine possible future orthodontic needs. By this time the permanent first molars and incisors should be in and crowding or crossbite problems become evident.

Phase I treatment

If treatment is necessary at this early age it is considered “early”, limited, or Phase I treatment. This early treatment can help guide the jaws during growth and gain space, possibly preventing permanent teeth from being extracted.

Phase II or Comprehensive treatment

This treatment, for the majority of individuals, begins when most or all of the permanent teeth have erupted and thus can be straightened. Ideally this is around 10-12 years of age, taking advantage of potential growth spurts and speeding up treatment time, but teenagers of any age can benefit from orthodontic treatment. Call today for a free consultation to learn which treatment is right for your child.