Growth Modification Treatment at Casady Square Orthodontics

Growth Modification Treatment

Different stages of dental development:

  • Primary Dentition (2 to 6 years of age)
  • Early Mixed Dentition (7 to 9 years of age)
  • Late Mixed Dentition (9 to 11 years of age)
  • Early Secondary Dentition (11 to 13 years of age)
  • Adults (After 13 for girls and 16 for boys)

Who benefits from early treatment?

  • Children 7 to 9 years old with severe crowding
  • Narrowed upper jaw with or without crossbite
  • Those with habits such as thumb sucking, forward tongue posture (tongue thrust), or mouth breathing
  • Cases with large overjet (overbite)
  • Cases involving overgrowth of the lower jaw or underdevelopment of the upper jaw

For more information on growth modification and interceptive orthodontics, contact our office today.