Braces for kids is part of early treatment. At Lineberger Orthodontics, Dr. Matt Lineberger, Dr. Megan Lineberger, Dr. Claire Fedore and Dr. Bhaven Sayania, offer braces for kids in Charlotte, Elizabeth, Huntersville and surrounding communities in North Carolina.
What are Braces for Children?
What if you could minimize the amount of orthodontic work your child needs in the future? You can, thanks to braces for kids and our other early treatment services. Sometimes a dentist determines a young child’s teeth and jaw are not developing correctly, and braces for children may be the answer.
What are the Benefits of Braces for Kids?
- Addresses problems with tooth and jaw development
- Improves a child’s ability to talk and chew properly
- Prevents complications in the teen and adult years
- May be performed in two phases to simplify future orthodontic treatments
How Do Braces for Children Work?
Children braces and our other early treatment services use advanced orthodontic appliances to help your child’s teeth and jaw develop correctly. Braces may be just one technique we recommend. If children braces are needed, we offer several types of braces to keep the experience fun and exciting for your little one.
What Can Be Corrected with Braces for Kids?
- Improper bite
- Thumb sucking and other harmful habits
- Protruding teeth
- Poor jaw development
What Should I Expect from Braces for Children?
Your dentist may recommend you schedule an appointment with one of our orthodontists for an evaluation. During the appointment, we evaluate how well the teeth and jaws are developing. In some cases, we may recommend waiting for a while to see how the development unfolds. This may be a matter of months or years. If we decide your child needs orthodontic care sooner rather than later, we discuss braces for kids and the other appliances that will help.
How Much Do Braces for Kids Cost?
We understand you may not prepared financially to afford braces for children, but we have some options. We use a tiered approach whenever possible, based upon what you can afford each month. L.O. also offers in-house financing.
Does Insurance Cover Braces for Children?
If you have a family dental plan, chances are good there is coverage for orthodontic treatment. We can review your policy at the time of your first appointment, and show you several ways we can structure treatment to maximize your benefits and keep the out-of-pocket expenses affordable for you and your family.
Early treatment may involve braces for kids. Lineberger Orthodontics offers braces for children in Charlotte, Elizabeth, Huntersville and surrounding communities in North Carolina. Contact us today to schedule your appointment.