Category: Orthodontics

How old do you have to be for braces?

While there is no exact age for children to begin orthodontic treatment, Dr Kari recommends evaluating the position of a child’s teeth by age seven. At this age, most children have a mix of baby teeth and adult teeth, making it easier to evaluate for tooth and jaw problems sooner and without surgery. Early intervention… Read more »

Before Your Kid Gets Braces, Consider These Five Factors

This article was written by Christine Brook for Lifehacker.com. I thought she made some good points and l am proud to say that choosing to have your child’s braces done by Dr Kari checks most of those boxes.   When I look back on my pictures from 7th grade, I cringe. Not because my mouth… Read more »