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Many prospective patients who live or work near Worcester County, MA associate braces with awkward teenage years. However, orthodontics knows no age limit. Anyone from the age of 6 or 7 to 100 can get braces and the picture perfect smile they wish for, if they meet a few requirements. While anyone between these ages can get braces, their teeth need to a be developed to a specific point in order for braces to be effective. Dr. John Walker from Walker Orthodontics is here with some tips to tell about what age your child will need braces in Worcester County, MA and should start treatment.
While orthodontic treatment can start in patients as young as 6, there are a few specifications which need to be met. It is less about what age one can get braces as at what age they are ready for braces. Each child’s teeth develop differently which makes the age for children getting braces differ as well. However, here are Dr. Walker’s indicators as to when your child might be ready for braces in Worcester County, MA.
While anyone from the ages of 6 to 100 can get braces in Worcester County, MA, each individual child and their teeth are different and therefore begin treatment at different times. Dr. John Walker and Dr. Liz Walker of Walker Orthodontics in Worcester County, MA are happy to consult with each patient individually to figure out when the best time to start treatment would be. For more information or to schedule an appointment, visit our office or contact us at (978) 345-7988.
The information provided in this article is not meant to be medical advice and is for educational purposes only. If you would like to learn more about this and other orthodontic-related topics, feel free to contact Walker Orthodontics, with convenient orthodontic offices in Harvard & Lunenburg, by calling 978.345.7988 or clicking here to request your complimentary, no-obligation Walker Orthodontics Smile Assessment.