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The Dental Association recommends that children get an orthodontic evaluation no later than age 7. Though orthodontic treatment can be done at any age, timely treatment ensures maximum dental health.
Orthodontics is a branch of dentistry specializing in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of jaw, face and bite irregularities (malocclusions*). Orthodontic treatment is provided by an oral health care provider known as an Orthodontist, who has typically completed two to three years of additional training beyond dental school.
Maxillofacial surgery corrects the defects, injuries and diseases affecting the hard and soft tissues of the maxillofacial (face and jaw) region. The surgery involves improvement of the functional and aesthetic aspects of the face and jaw.