Orthodontics for Children
What You Need to Know
For many young people orthodontic treatment is a rite of passage. The benefits are wide-ranging including the straightening of teeth and correction of the bite. As a result of treatment, many report higher levels of self-esteem and their quality of life is often significantly improved.
It’s available as a free NHS treatment for under 18s who meet a strict criteria based on need which applies to around one third of young people in the UK.