The Right Age for a First Visit

Your child has had lots of “firsts”. First tooth, first steps, first words, first day of school. Now it is time for another first. The American Association of Orthodontists recommends a first visit to the orthodontist at age 7. Why age 7? At this age, the first set of permanent molars (the 6-year-old molars) have erupted. Most children have lost... read more »