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.