This is one of our most common questions! Simply, the AAO recommends an initial orthodontic examination at age 7. However, after our complimentary initial exam, most patients will not need treatment at this early. If necessary, Roth Orthodontics provides important monitoring and guidance of not only development of the teeth but growth of the jaws as well. In certain cases, a small appliance or limited braces can make a huge difference in prevention of future problems and achieving the best possible outcome.