Phase One Orthodontics

Orthodontics: Phase One

Functional Appliances & Phase One (Ages 5-12)

So you can understand Phase One of Orthodontics, below is some detail on some conditions which call for early treatment.

After your review, please contact Dr. Rondeau & Associates to discuss your questions and see if early treatment is indeed ideal for your oral health.

Early treatment should be initiated for:

  • Habits such as tongue thrusting or thumb-sucking
  • A constricted airway due to swollen tonsils or adenoids
  • Mouth-breathing or snoring problems
  • Bad bite
  • Bone problems (narrow or underdeveloped jaw)
  • Retruded upper jaw
  • Retruded lower jaw