Pediatric Orthodontics in Gainesville

Get Ahead of Orthodontic Issues

Shape Your Child’s Future Smile

Those gap-toothed grins and gummy smiles are enough to melt any heart. But what you might not know is that your child’s baby teeth play a big role in shaping their future smile! While braces might seem like a teenage rite of passage, a little planning in the early years can help avoid them altogether (or at least speed up the process).

Sure, those baby teeth are temporary, but what they do during their stay matters! The way they grow in can actually affect how their grown-up replacements show up. Our Trüly amazing orthodontists in Gainesville can help your little one avoid extensive orthodontic treatment and make sure their grown-up teeth come in picture perfect.

Why Early Intervention Matters

  • Early Intervention: Catching potential problems with jaw growth or tooth alignment early allows for easier correction.
  • More Room for Growth: Early intervention can create space for permanent teeth to erupt properly, reducing the risk of crowding or impaction.
  • Guiding Jaw Development: Orthodontic treatment can gently guide jaw growth into a more optimal position, potentially avoiding the need for jaw surgery later on.
  • Improved Oral Hygiene: Straight teeth are easier to clean, which can help prevent cavities and gum disease.
  • Potentially Shorter Treatment Time: Addressing issues early may lead to shorter or less intensive orthodontic treatment later on.
  • Reduced Risk of Injury: Properly aligned teeth are less susceptible to chipping or breaking, which is especially important for active little ones.

How We Help

Here are some of our top pediatric orthodontic solutions:

Palatal expanders

Partial braces

Space maintainers

And more

The Trü Approach to Pediatric Orthodontics

Let’s face it, nobody enjoys trips to the dentist, especially not little ones. That’s why we go the extra mile to make our practice a welcoming place for the whole family. From comfy surroundings to friendly faces, we strive to create a positive experience at every stage. And because every smile is unique, we take the time to understand your child’s individual needs to recommend the best course of treatment.

Orthodontist fitting braces on a patient.

What to Expect

The first step to your child’s new smile is a fun meet-and-greet with one of our awesome orthodontists in Gainesville, VA! They’ll check out your child’s teeth and talk about all the options available to keep those tiny teeth looking and growing their best. If we decide a little help is needed (like expanders or habit appliances), we’ll get them fitted and make sure everything stays on track with regular check-ups. Once the treatment is complete, we’ll send your child off with a special retainer to keep everything in place.

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Experts in Early Interceptive Orthodontics

Accessible Orthodontics

We make it easy for anyone in DMV to obtain the friendly, positive pediatric orthodontic care they deserve with 5 board-certified orthodontists and 4 conveniently located practices throughout the area.

Advanced Tech

Our patients receive advanced 3D scanning instead of old-fashioned mold-taking, making the entire process a lot smoother for you and your kiddo.

Building Real Relationships

When you choose Trü Orthodontics, your family is getting a lifetime partner along your smile journeys. We educate our patients from the ground up and take the time to know you and your preferences.

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Set the Stage For Great Smiles!

Learn why Trü Orthodontics is the best place in Gainesville for pediatric orthodontics.