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The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) recommends that all children
have a check-up with an orthodontic specialist no later than age 7.

THE REASONS FOR THIS EXAMINATION FOLLOW:

  1. The posterior occlusion is established when the first molars erupt. At that time one can evaluate the antero-posterior and transverse relationships of the occlusion, as well as discover any functional shifts or crossbites.
  2. Incisors have begun to erupt and problems can be detected such as crowding, habits, deep bites, open bites and some jaw discrepancies.
  3. For some, a timely evaluation will lead to significant treatment benefits; for others, the principal immediate benefit is a parent’s peace of mind. The AAO does not advocate comprehensive orthodontic treatment at age 7. However, interceptive treatment may be appropriate in the kinds of problems shown below. Final treatment decisions should be made among the parent, child’s dentist and orthodontist.

RESOURCES

  • AAO Web site, www.braces.org
  • Scientific articles in Orthodontic Dialogue in the “For Dentists” section;
  • Online orthodontic glossary in the “For Dentists” section;
  • Frequently asked questions and answers in the “About Orthodontics” section.
  • AAO members in your area.

Problems to Watch for in Seven Year Olds

Anterior Crossbite

Posterior Crossbite

Crowding

Open Bite

Protrusion

Ectopic Eruption

Complete Class III

Diastema

Oral Habits

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Dr. Turke has put braces on 3 of our children and we are back with a fourth. Our experience has been great every time. None of our children have had any problems with their teeth since their braces have come off. Dr. Turke has been quick to see us and fix any issues that we have had. I have recommended many people to Dr. Turke over the years.

-Steven & Arleen C.

One child done two more to go! Did great work and is always cheerful with the kids. I wouldn’t go anywhere else. Truly an environment I’m comfortable having my children in.

-Toni B.

Dr. Turke and Christine are both wonderful! They took great care with my daughter’s braces, and now mine. I have never been confident with my smile until now! My daughter’s issue was harder and took longer, but they made sure she could walk out of there with great smile!! They understood our needs as far as scheduling conflicts with work and school. Highly recommend!!

-Maria E.

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Brandon, FL Orthodontist
328 E Bloomingdale Ave
Brandon, FL 33511

Phone: 8136611073

Standard Hours:
Monday 7:30 AM – 7:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM – 6:30 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM – 6:30 PM
Friday 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM

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3802 Ehrlich Rd #109
Tampa, FL 33624

Phone: 813.264.1435

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Monday 7:30 AM – 7:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM – 6:30 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM – 6:30 PM
Friday 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM

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