“Interceptive orthodontics allows partial or even total correction of an abnormality in a growing child”
Early treatment is recommended to achieve the greatest number of benefits for the child patient, including a better use of the growth potential, less need for extraction, shorter fixed appliances, with better results and more stable in the long term.
This type of treatment is used to correct abnormal habits, which can interfere in the regular pattern of growth of the face and jaws, preventing the anomaly from becoming worse, through procedures such as detection and correction of oral habits, control of proximal caries, space maintainers and functional apparatuses according to the malocclusion of each patient.
Angela Y. Rocha A.
Dentofacial Orthopedic Orthodontist