Orthodontics is the specialty of dentistry focused on the diagnosis and treatment of dental and associated facial irregularities. The results of orthodontic treatment can be dramatic — beautiful smiles, improved dental health and an enhanced quality of life for many people of all ages. Orthodontic problems, which can result from genetic and environmental factors, must be diagnosed before treatment begins. Proper diagnosis involves taking photographs, x-rays, and dental impressions, which enable our practice to make informative decisions about the form of treatment necessary.
Children's Dental Center and Big People, Too! provides the best orthodontic treatment for children, adolescents, and adults. We follow the guidelines established by the American Association of Orthodontists by recommending that an orthodontic evaluation take place at age 7 for all children. This early evaluation can help to determine the best time to begin any necessary treatment.
Many progressive treatments are now available for patients 7 to 11 years of age, which provide significant benefits, especially when jaw irregularities are present. This early intervention is called Phase I treatment. These treatments may prevent certain conditions from worsening. Treating children with these types of problems during their growth stages allows our practice to achieve results that may not be possible when face and jaw bones have fully developed. This early treatment can simplify or eliminate additional treatment in late adolescence or adulthood.
Treatment typically lasts from 6 to 30 months, depending on age and the severity of the orthodontic problem. Outstanding results are also dependent on maximizing the coordination of care between you and our practice. We are committed to delivering the best possible service in order for you to achieve your orthodontic objectives.
Children’s Dental Center and Big People, Too! has the specialized equipment, facility and staff to properly address today’s most demanding orthodontic needs in a warm and caring environment. We are located at 1155 N. Capitol Ave Suite #160, in the Berryessa Offices Building. We can be reached by phone at San Jose Office Phone Number 408-272-2720, or by fax 408-272-2799.
Our goal is to provide you with the highest standard of treatment and an enjoyable experience. We have all of the diagnostic imaging equipment on site to develop an orthodontic treatment plan for children and adults.
Our orthodontic practice is dedicated to providing the finest quality orthodontic treatment in a friendly, enjoyable and caring environment. It is our goal to:
- Create extremely satisfied patients.
- Create wonderful smiles and excellent bites.
- Create raving and confident referrals.
- Create an enthusiastic and dedicated staff.