For children with a cleft lip or palate, Children's Health offers an expert team that specializes in orthodontics, craniofacial therapy & surgery, and more.
Conditions We Treat in Orthodontics
Orthodontics is the field of dentistry that deals with irregularities in teeth. Orthodontic intervention usually relies on appliances such as braces to straighten teeth, close gaps or improve bite. Orthodontic treatment in young children can help permanent teeth come in precisely.
Children's Health offers an expert team for children with craniofacial anomalies & dentofacial deformities. Read on for more info on symptoms & treatments.
Many dentofacial deformities and craniofacial anomalies can be treated with orthodontics, such as braces. Read on for more info on symptoms & treatments.
Dentofacial deformities can result from congenital conditions that change the alignment of the jaw and affect the appearance of teeth. Learn more.
Surgical orthodontics corrects jaw abnormalities to improve chewing, breathing and speaking. It may also enhance a child's appearance. Your orthodontist works closely with an oral and maxillofacial surgeon to make sure your child receives the best treatment available.