#FAQFriday What are some things a parent should look for that may mean their child needs to see an orthodontist? Early or late loss of baby teeth A hard time chewing or biting food Mouth breathing Finger or thumb-sucking Crowded, misplaced, or blocked teeth Jaws that pop or make sounds when opening and closing Teeth that come together abnormally, or do not come together at all Jaws and teeth that are not proportionate to the rest of the face Crowded front teeth around age seven or eight Please contact our practice to schedule an appointment for an orthodontic evaluation. Early treatment now can give your child a healthy, beautiful smile for the future.