Children’s Orthodontic Care

Pediatric orthodontic care simply means aligning your child’s teeth or jaw to improve your child’s smile and overall oral health. Many parents recognize the value of orthodontic care for their children because they know that aside from the health ramifications of a crooked smile or irregular bite, there is a real and measurable difference in your child’s confidence for the rest of his or her life.

Traditional braces can incrementally align the teeth and jaw into proper position to improve the function and appearance of your smile.

We work with you and your child to find the very best solution and the very best orthodontic office for your child’s orthodontic care needs. From there, we develop a plan and implement it to ensure your child gets the exact help they need with as much comfort as possible.

If you are considering orthodontic care for your child, contact Champagne Pediatric Dentistry in Sparks or South Meadows today. Find out why families have trusted us for their children’s orthodontic care and advice for over 40 years. We look forward to serving you and your family.

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A palatal expander can be used to gradually increase the width of the upper jaw and correct a narrow palate.

A fixed retainer maintains tooth alignment following orthodontic treatment.

A removable retainer helps maintain tooth alignment following orthodontic treatment.

Clear aligners using CAD/CAM technology can be used to incrementally adjust the position of teeth to improve alignment and the appearance of your smile.

When rear molars line up properly, but front teeth are out of place it’s called a class I malocclusion. This video shows you how, if left untreated, it can cause jaw and muscle pain, uneven tooth wear and cracking.

When upper molars line up forward of the lowers and cause the upper teeth to protrude forward it’s called a class II malocclusion, or overbite. This video shows you how, if left untreated, it can cause difficulty with eating and uneven tooth wear.

When upper molars line up behind the lowers and cause the lower jaw to protrude out it’s called a class III malocclusion, or underbite. This video shows you how, if left untreated, an underbite can cause difficulty with eating and speaking and uneven tooth wear.