Oral Health

Question
Posted by: Baby | 2009/01/24

Q.

Braces

Good day,
My son is 9years old and his permanent top tooth is totally crooked-they are full grown. Its only the some of the back teeth that are still milk teeth. All the front ones are fully grown permanent (the inciscors? eye teeth?) are not out yet. Will they consider putting braces in now to straighten the crooked toothed or does one have to wait till ALL the milk teeth are out the mouth.

Thanks

Expert's Reply

A.

Oral health expert

sometimes initial treatment is done before all the baby teeth are out. Your orthodintist will assess whether this is necessary after examining him.
arrange an appointment with an orthodontist and discuss this with him

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