The American Association of Orthodontistsrecommends that all children have an orthodontic evaluation by the age of 7. The earlierorthodontists can start a corrective treatment plan, the sooner a child can have a healthy,beautiful smile. Because we are pediatric specialists, our orthodontists know the best time to begintreatment, which can reduce the time your child needs to wear braces or other corrective devices.
The Orthodontics Program at Children's National Health System is a comprehensive program forchildren. We provide a full range of orthodontic services using the most advanced materials andtreatment techniques.
We can help your child with general alignment concerns, skeletal and structural problems, and otherfacial malformations. All of the hospital's dental specialists are available to patients forconsultation and referral for associated services, including:
- Pediatric Dentistry
- Oral Surgery
You are an important member of your child's care team, and we work with you to develop atreatment plan that meets your child's unique needs.
Since we are located at Children's National, we are also able to consult with otherspecialists at the hospital to provide advanced care for children with special needs and childrenwith complex or difficult cases.
To expand access to affordable orthodontic services so that every child may have a healthysmile, the program's orthodontic residents provide care under the supervision of thehospital's highly qualified faculty.
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Children’s National sees children from around the Washington, DC, metropolitan region, nation, and world who need the kind of specialized expertise and child-focused care we offer. No matter what your child needs, we can provide care that’s just right.
Pediatric specialists at Children’s National work closely to ensure an integrated approach to caring for each child and family.