A 41-year-old female asked about a female:
my 9 year old lost a baby molar and a canine early causing ashifting. it was recommended that she gets phase 1 braces.i read studies that have shown that it is not benegicial.should i get her phase 1 braces or wait for full braces later?
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Pediatrics 54 years experience
BRACES: Your dentist knows best when to put braces. He will advise you accordingly.
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Depends: You can read anything about this issue, most info on the net is dangerous and may have a subtext or agenda. Phase i orthodontics has a definite place in therapy. The loss of a baby molar or canine by itself is not enough information. Other skeletal or severe dental problems should be what decides for early intervention. Have a certified orthodontic specialist consult.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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