3 Things to Know Before Your Child gets Braces

Orthodontist JacksonvilleWe understand many questions surround braces. How much? How long does my child have to wear them? When should they get braces? Can my child still brush their teeth like normal? As a pediatric orthodontist in Jacksonville, we can answer all of these questions and more. Below are just three things you need to know before your child gets braces.

Payment Plans- There are payment plans available, so you don’t have to worry about paying the lump sum upfront or at once. We understand this can still be overwhelming, but we can work we you so your child can have the smile of their dreams.

Age- Most people assume children are the only ones to get braces, but even adults get them too. Around the age of seven is typically when a child has their first orthodontic evaluation. It is common for middle schoolers and high schoolers to have braces as well.

Length- The time frame varies for every individual, but the average duration is 24 months. Depending on the treatment, the period can be anywhere from 6 months to 30 months.

If you are thinking about getting braces for your child or teen, schedule an appointment with our orthodontist in Jacksonville by calling (904) 264-KIDS.