Back To School Braces

Did your kid’s teeth change over the Summer?  It is not uncommon for pre-teens and teenagers to have dramatic teeth changes.  Nevertheless, teeth rarely self-correct and shift into optimal places.  They almost always need a little help.

Dr. Michael Larson of Yuba City Orthodontics has assisted hundreds upon hundreds of individuals with braces.  We know what it is like to help school-aged children to straighten their teeth with braces.  Getting braces may not appear to be fun, but the longterm effects of them does improve lives.  If you believe your child may require braces, give us a call or schedule an appointment online for a consultation.  We’d enjoy sitting down with you and your child.

What To Expect During Your Child’s Consultation

We always want you and your child to be comfortable and relaxed.  Therefore, during the consultation, Dr. Larson will walk you through the entire process.  As we examine your child’s teeth, you can expect a through explanation of the causes.  We’ll also recommend a treatment, and upon approval, al prepares a treatment plan.  At Yuba City Orthodontics, you’ll never be blindsided by unknown procedures or given cookie-cut responses to your questions.  Additionally, we want your child to be as active in this process as possible.  We’ve found that when child patients are active participants from the very beginning of acquiring braces, they tend to keep up with the daily care required by the treatment.

A Few Benefits of Braces

Going without braces can have long term consequences.  But choosing them, can reap a number of benefits.  Here are a few:

  • Improved oral health. Braces typically keep recipients in the mindset of care for their teeth daily.  After having braces, many maintain their oral hygiene for life.  Also, straight teeth make brushing and flossing much easier.
  • Improved confidence. A vibrant, straight smile is an asset that keeps giving.  Children and adults have higher self-confidence when they have beautiful smiles.
  • Less Oral Risks. If your child participates in sports (especially contact sports), a straighter smile is less injury prone.

Would you like to schedule a consultation for braces?  Contact us at the number below today.

Dr. Michael Larson DDS MSD

1215 Plumas Street, Suite 500
Yuba City, CA 95991

(530) 674-5047



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