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Early Orthodontic Treatment


Learn more below! If you have any questions, don't hesitate to reach out to one of our team members.

More About Early Orthodontic Treatment


What is the difference between early orthodontic treatment, and regular orthodontic treatment and why might my child need early treatment? How will early treatment benefit my child in the long-run? Here’s how to tell if your child may need early orthodontic treatment:

Early or late loss of baby teeth (your child should typically start losing teeth around age five, and will have all their permanent teeth around age 13)

Difficulty chewing and/or biting

Mouth breathing

Your child continues sucking their thumb after age five

Speech impediments

Protruding teeth (the top teeth and the bottom teeth extend away from each other)

Teeth that don’t come together in a normal manner or even at all

Shifting of the jaw when your child opens or closes their mouth (crossbites)

Crowded front teeth around age seven or eight

Orthodontic problems such as crowding of the teeth, too much space between the teeth, jaw growth problems, protruding teeth, and bad bites can be inherited or caused by injury to the mouth, early or late loss of baby teeth, or thumb sucking habits.

If your child is between the ages of seven and eight and shows signs of needing orthodontic care, or if you have been directed by your family dentist to visit the orthodontist, please contact our practice and schedule an appointment. Our team will provide your child with an initial exam, and discuss with you the best steps to take toward caring for your child’s smile.


We strive to...


Treat you the same way we like to be treated ourselves

Educate ourselves by taking more continuing education credits than required

Invest in the best technology and supplies

Challenge ourselves and our team to be the best

Insurance & Billing


The cost of your orthodontic treatment will vary, depending on your individual needs and treatment plan. Our staff will discuss the cost of your treatment and each available payment plan option with you, so you can make the best choice for yourself and your smile. We will work with you to create a payment plan that fits your budget, and you will know what to expect before beginning treatment.

Why Choose Our Practice


AFFORDABLE PAYMENT PLANS


Your smile is yours forever, and we want to make it as easy as possible for you to receive the best orthodontic care whenever you need it. Our practice accepts most major credit cards. Click here to use our payment plan calculator!

EDUCATION


Our educational commitment to patients ensures that you receive all the information you desire in order to make informed decisions and achieve the change you want to see in your smile.

EXPERTISE


Our team is committed to continuous education, development, and training to keep us at the forefront of orthodontic best practices.

1,000+ Satisfied Patients


We're so thankful to have such amazing patients that have taken the time to share their experiences on Google, Facebook, RateMDs, and other online sources.

I was very impressed with the knowledge and experience of the visit. I feel my children are in good hands.

Adam K.
Patient

Rating: 5/5

Put your smile in our caring hands.


224 Esplanade W Suite 600
North Vancouver, BC V7M 1A4

Office Hours


Mon: Closed
Tues: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Wed: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Thur: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Fri: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sat: By Appointment Only
Sun: Closed

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