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What Happens When Your Child Sees an Orthodontist for the First Time? Marietta, GA
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You’ve probably heard talk about when it’s the best time for your child or teen to see an orthodontist. Here’s what you need to know about your child’s first orthodontic evaluation with our office in Marietta.

What Age Should My Child See an Orthodontist?
Experts recommend that children have their first orthodontic evaluation by age 7.  This early screening is perfect for rapidly growing smiles. If your child doesn’t need braces yet, we can monitor their development on an intermittent basis to make sure growth patterns line up properly.

What Happens During the Orthodontic Exam?
At your child’s first orthodontic visit we’ll take a series of photographs, X-rays, scans, and possibly impressions of their teeth. All of this information is used to assess growth patterns and tooth positioning. We’ll also discuss any specific concerns you may have.

How Much Do Braces Cost?
Most dental insurance plans will cover at least a portion of orthodontic treatment for children. If your child needs braces, there are financing plans available to easily fit payments into your monthly budget. We will provide you with a written care plan at the completion of your child’s evaluation.

Is My Child Ready For Braces?
 In some cases, children require orthodontic treatment even before they have all of their permanent teeth in place. Usually, a combination of both permanent and baby teeth is present.  Early intervention helps promote healthy oral development to minimize orthodontic complications in the future. However, some children don’t get braces until they’re in junior high or high school.

Reserve a Consultation Today

Is orthodontic treatment right for your child? Call East Cobb Orthodontics today to reserve a consultation. We’ll be happy to answer all of your questions!

Posted on behalf of Dr. John Iaculli, East Cobb Orthdontics

East Cobb Orthdontics - Marietta Orthodontics
2810 Lassiter Road Marietta, GA 30062

Phone: (770) 993-7118

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My experience with braces was excellent. The staff at East Cobb Orthodontics are all professional and caring people. The facility is clean and bright. The time that was projected was accurate. I highly recommend East Cobb Orthodontics!

Irene B.

Everybody here is always nice and answers any questions I may have. They are very considerate when it comes to treatment because they know how uncomfortable it may be sometimes. I definitely recommend this to anyone looking for a beautiful smile.

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East Cobb Orthodontics is very modern in their way of approaching orthodontics. They also make sure that you know what they are doing and what they plan on doing in the future.

Frank H.

I would recommend East Cobb Orthodontics to everyone! The staff is incredibly nice and helpful, always greeting you with a smile. I have enjoyed my time at East Cobb Orthodontics, and I am especially thankful for the wonderful smile they have given me.

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Dr I's office is so friendly and fun! My daughter and I got braces together. No matter how many extra visits we needed for poking wires, extra rubber bands or wax, the staff was always very understanding and accommodating. I would recommend Dr I's orthodontics to anyone who wants a beautiful smile and lots of fun along the way!

Laura L.

My experience at East Cobb Orthodontics was a very positive one. Not only was every one of the employees nice and welcoming but they all remember your name and make you feel like you are apart of their family. I would highly recommend them because the service is great and my teeth have never looked better.

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