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When Should My Child Have An Orthodontic Evaluation?

Child-Friendly Burlingame Dentist

It’s a question that many moms and dads in Burlingame debate: When should I take my child in for their first orthodontic evaluation? The answer may be a little earlier than you think.

We recommend bringing children in by the age of seven. Even if you don’t see any signs that your child will need braces. It’s crucial to have an exam and X-rays to know exactly how tooth development is progressing.

How about dental visits for general dental care? We recommend bringing your toddler to a family or pediatric dentist by the age of one.

Not only will your dentist want to clean your child’s teeth and apply fluoride, but it’s also vital for children to get used to seeing the dentist.

Starting early dental visits will mean that later in life your son or daughter will be less likely to require extensive restorative dental work.

If your child is uneasy about visiting Burlingame Smile Studio, you might want to bring them in a few days before to visit our office. Call us at
650-231-2680 to set up a time for your child to meet our friendly team.

At Burlingame Smile Studio we offer:

In-Ovation System Braces

Doctor Lee and your pediatric dentist work together to ensure your child receives the best treatment possible.

Contact Burlingame Smile Studio:


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1740 Marco Polo Way Ste 12
Burlingame, California

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