A child should get an orthodontic checkup by his/her first birthday. Even with proper dental hygiene, it’s still possible to pass down orthodontic issues to our kids. Here's more:
- We inherit the shape and size or parents' teeth and jaws, meaning crooked and overcrowded teeth can be inherited, too.
- Harmful habits like excessive thumb-sucking and mouth-breathing cause developmental issues on the jaw.
- We still need to remind our children that dental cleanliness and health is their responsibility.
Please take your child to the dentist for orthodontic treatment.
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