Modern orthodontics is capable of effectively repositioning incorrectly positioned teeth. The earlier it is carried out the more easily it can be achieved. Therefore it makes sense to have your children properly assessed in this respect.
Nevertheless it is perfectly possible to acccomplish effective repositioning of teeth in adults of all ages.
In children under 12 functional treatment (i.e. removable supports) are sometimes needed to treat skeletal development problems.
Types of Orthodontics:
At what age should children receive their first dental check-up?
At no later than 6 years of age unless a doctor makes an earlier recommendation.