At around age 6, children start shedding their deciduous teeth to make room for their permanent teeth to come in. At this time, the six-year molars also erupt.
Young children can be screened to determine if they’ll need braces. If so, interceptive treatments for young children can encourage healthy development, avoiding the need for braces altogether. If, however, you find yourself wondering about your child’s development, the following signs would indicate that they might need braces.