Pediatric Orthodontist in Fort Worth & Crowley

As children’s permanent teeth begin growing, early intervention becomes essential. A pediatric orthodontist can ensure your child’s teeth have enough space to grow and prevent problems from occurring as they age. 

Mik Ortho is a quality kids orthodontist office that provides dedicated orthodontic treatment. We provide pediatric orthodontics in Fort Worth and Crowley to help families receive the care they need.

Benefits of Using a Children’s Orthodontist

Orthodontic treatment can benefit your children’s oral health early. According to the American Association of Orthodontists, the ideal time for children to receive their first orthodontic checkup is around age seven. When children attend orthodontic checkups, you can get an idea of how well their teeth are coming in and get ahead of any developmental issues. A children’s orthodontist has the knowledge and experience working with children to provide a safe, comfortable environment.

There are several benefits of using a children’s orthodontist, including:

  • Early issue detection: A pediatric orthodontist has specialized training to help them predict how your child’s teeth will develop. With their knowledge, orthodontists can detect potential orthodontic issues and intervene early to prevent them from growing.
  • Guiding and regulating growth: A children’s orthodontist understands children’s dental development and changes, allowing them to guide and regulate growth optimally.
  • Treating other health and wellness issues: Pediatric orthodontists can use orthodontic treatments to help treat other health and wellness issues, like thumb sucking or tongue thrust.
  • Avoiding surgery: Early intervention can help prevent the need for major surgery. Kids can be more receptible to orthodontic treatment young because their jawbones have yet to form fully.

Our Pediatric Orthodontic Services

At Mik Ortho, we provide a wide range of pediatric orthodontic services to help your child’s teeth and jaw develop correctly. We use the latest technology to treat patients and provide the highest quality service. Some of our most common treatments include:

  • Phase-One treatment: We will focus on your child’s jaw development so it can comfortably hold permanent teeth and have a proper bite. Phase-One treatment also can help crowded teeth. Your pediatric orthodontist may suggest braces or use other orthodontic appliances as part of the treatment.
  • Braces alternatives: Sometimes, braces are unnecessary to achieve results. Depending on the patient’s initial condition, we have treatment plans that can help align teeth without using braces.
  • Overjet: When a child has an overjet, or protruding front teeth, we can apply a two-phase treatment to correct the problem. We’ll apply Phase-One treatment to help encourage better jaw growth. Once that’s complete, we’ll move on to Phase-Two treatment, focusing on teeth alignment.
  • Teeth spacing: We can help close spaces between teeth with braces treatment and an orthodontic retainer.

Book an Appointment

If you’re thinking about orthodontic treatment for your child, consider Mik Ortho. You can trust us for kid-friendly orthodontic services and treatments. Call us today at 817-923-5400 to schedule a complimentary consultation with Dr. Mik. We look forward to helping your child’s smile grow!