WHEN should treatment begin?

Adults are simply children with unresolved issues


Evaluation for normal facial development and an airway assessment should occur before the child's first tooth comes in.  With interception of challenges of facial growth in childhood, we can prevent or eliminate the negative consequences in adulthood.

Cooperation and compliance


Once a child can cooperate with therapy, treatment can begin

Prevention vs Reaction



Many things can wait. Children cannot. Today their bones and being formed, their blood is being made, their senses are being developed. To them we cannot say “tomorrow”. Their name is today. 

-Gabriela Mistral

The earlier you intercept a problem with growth and development, the simpler and more comfortable the treatment can be.