• Why Invest in the Two-Phase Orthodontic Treatment Plan at Your Vancouver WA Orthodontic Office

  • We at Columbia Orthodontics believe that there are many cases in which orthodontic cares should be carried out in two phases. The first phase should start when the child is about 9 years old, or once their front teeth come in. The second phase starts once once all of the other teeth have come in fully. It is important for parents to consider seeking an orthodontic evaluation early on (between the ages of 7 and 9) to determine if braces will be recommended. If they are, a plan can be created for the child. Columbia Orthodontics wants their patients to know that they can save money through a two-phase system.


    There are several early problems that can be fixed with conservative approaches, which include expanders, retainers and space maintainers as the first phase of treatment. Then when all the teeth come in, braces can be applied as the second phase.

    There are many advantages to be considered about carrying out a two-phase treatment plan. Especially when there is damage occurring to the teeth, requiring early prevention. In some situations, this two-phase treatment plan can benefit children who may be impacted negatively in their social life due to their teeth problems.

    To read more about the two-phase treatment that you can find at your Vancouver WA Orthodontic Office, click here.