• Headaches In Children

    Numerous children today suffer from headaches, which are frequently caused by a structural imbalance between the upper and lower jaws. The three main types of structural imbalances include a narrow upper arch, a deficient lower jaw and patients who have a vertical problem, evidenced by a

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  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Why would my child need early treatment? Early treatment, or Phase I, would be recommended if there are certain discrepancies in the development of the upper and lower jaws. Early treatment can correct these problems in the early growth phase of your child (utilizing a functional appliance),

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  • Early Warning Signs

    Deep Bite Do the upper teeth completely hide the lower teeth when you bite down, or does your child bite on the roof of their mouth? Open Bite Do the upper and lower teeth not meet in the front when your child bites together? Overjet Do the upper front teeth seem to be more noticeable

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  • Early Treatment

    Early interceptive orthodontic treatment usually starts before the eruption of the permanent teeth or when the child has very few permanent teeth present. The goal at our office is to guide the growth of the upper and/or lower jaw to make adequate space for the eruption of all the permanent teeth. We

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  • Appliance Therapy

    Functional Appliances are used mainly in growing children to help solve the problem of narrow upper and lower jaws, which could cause crowding of the permanent teeth. When the narrow upper and lower jaws are developed to normal shape and size with functional appliances, in the majority of

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Decatur Family Dentistry

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

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