Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Tip of the Week

When do you know if children will display future crowding? The intercanine archlength in most children is established by age 6 and almost always by age 8.  Parents many time think that an early orthodontic evaluation is not necessary at age 7 since they will "surely grow more room over the next few years."  The arches enlarge for posterior tooth eruption but not anteriorly after that early age.

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