Phase one orthodontics is an early, and shortened, treatment phase targeted at younger children with both permanent and baby teeth present. It’s primary goals are to eliminate large functional problems with the developing teeth and jaws in order to prevent further problems from developing.
Phase One orthodontics is something we get asked about often. Why do we treat in two phases? Does my child need to be treated in two phases? How do I know if my child needs early treatment? Why does EVERY kid get braces so young these days?
No need to worry – we’ve got some answers!