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How Investing in Your Child’s Smile Pays Off

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Proper dental care must begin at a young age for your child to have good oral health. Putting money into their grin now can pay off later by preventing expensive procedures or even more severe health problems. With the proper instruction and routine dental care, you can ensure that your child develops healthy dental habits and comprehends why taking care of their teeth is essential, keeping their smile on the right track.

Encourage Confidence in Your Child’s Smile With Your Dentist’s Help.

By taking the right actions now, you could eventually save money while boosting your child’schild’s self-esteem as their dental health and looks improve. The following are a few ways your dentist can promote your child’s smile’s self-assurance:

  • Positively affecting the growth of the jaw: Early intervention can positively affect jaw development. Improper jaw alignment means that an orthodontist can intervene with treatment if something isn’tisn’t growing properly or if the teeth are crowded before the jaw has finished developing, leading to fewer problems for the child later on and better dental health.
  • Gaining Space for Emerging Teeth Will Improve Eruption Patterns: Keeping them clean and healthy may be challenging if teeth are crowded because they may not fit into the designated space. Early intervention will allow the teeth to erupt correctly and into position. Intervening then aids in avoiding future crowding or misalignment.
  • Teaching correct oral health habits: If untreated, habits like thumb sucking or tongue thrusting can result in speech impediments that may affect confidence later in life and misalignments or other jaw growth problems. An orthodontist can address these damaging habits early on to prevent long-term harm.
  • Improving stability and function: Due to extreme crowding or a lack of room in the jaw, impacted teeth can occasionally wait until late puberty to erupt. However, an orthodontist had examined these impacted teeth during the formative years instead of waiting until adulthood, when they become more challenging (and possibly more costly) to treat effectively. In that case, they might have been discovered much earlier. Early detection reduces the likelihood of this happening later, saving you money on needless dental work or tooth decay that would have been prevented had the impacted teeth been addressed earlier in early growth phases.

Your kid will always have a beautiful grin is the most apparent advantage of having healthy teeth and gums. Later in life, having a beautiful grin with straight, white teeth will enhance social interactions. It will boost confidence, increase the likelihood of landing a position, and lead to better success. To keep your child’s grin straight, they may need orthodontics, which can initially be pricey. Although they are expensive, isn’tisn’t that an investment in your child’s future? A happy, robust grin is priceless!

Keep Your Child’s Smile Healthy with Massih Orthodontics

By taking the right actions now, you could eventually save money while boosting your child’schild’s self-esteem as their dental health and looks improve. So, if you’re looking for methods to make intelligent investments in your family’sfamily’s future, think about calling Massih Orthodontics at (818) 507-1515. Your kid can get the grin of their dreams thanks to Dr. Massih in Glendale, California!

Dr. Karmen Massih Inspired by orthodontics at the age of 10, Dr. Karmen Massih earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine at UCLA's School of Dentistry. After earning her certificates in orthodontics at the University of Pittsburgh, she returned to her hometown of Glendale, CA, to begin Massih Orthodontics, a practice dedicated to transforming smiles for people of all ages.