Finding your brilliant smile with orthodontics
Many children suffer from misaligned teeth and jaws. An attractive smile can increase self confidence and positively impact the development of your child both physically and mentally.
Not at all. In fact, sooner is often better depending on your child’s circumstances. Early identification and treatment will not only enhance your child’s smile, but may also benefit the profile of their facial structure.
Typically 1-2 years but ultimately subject to each child’s unique circumstances.
Regular visits to the dentist for check-ups and adjustments would be required during the treatment period.
When should my child visit for an orthodontic check-up?
Following American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) recommendation that all children have their first check-up no later than age 7.
With some exception such as the presence of an underbite, or bad habits such as thumb-sucking, earlier intervention is required.
The Myobrace® assist in correcting poor oral habits that may have led to narrower jaws and subsequent crowding of teeth.
It assist in widening the jaws without surgery, and using light forces to correct the alignment of teeth
Myobrace® is suitable for 5-15 year olds.
The Myobrace® System consists of a series of intra-oral appliances which is to be worn 1.5 hours in the day, and during sleep. It encourages the child to breath through their nose, swallow correctly, and posture the tongue in the roof of the mouth which widens the jaw to its full potential naturally. A wider jaw means sufficient space for the permanent teeth and a fuller smile.