2014

Orthodontics Can Help Kids That Are Missing Permanent Teeth

Baby teeth tend to fall out as a child's permanent teeth erupt, but there are times when kids are born without certain permanent teeth. This condition is called congenitally missing teeth, and the permanent teeth that are missing will never grow in. If your child has this issue, you may want to talk to an orthodontist to find out if braces could help solve the problem. Why This Happens Experts are not entirely certain why some children are born without certain teeth, but it is relatively common.