Not all kids are happy about wearing braces, especially teens. If teeth are slow erupting, a problem develops during a pubertal growth spurt, permanent teeth don’t erupt properly, or finances were an issue, your child may not be a happy camper. Wearing braces between the ages of 11-14 is the most common age for treatment and normally the age of least resistance in most cases. However, after that, be prepared for opposition.
Your first discussion sets the stage for how your child accepts or rejects the news they require treatment at Sunshine Orthodontics. Allowing your apprehension and fears to surface can impact how your child responds. (more…)