Kids Family Dental
1591 Route 22, Building 2, Brewster, NY 10509

Orthodontics and Braces

As children grow, their smiles change. If your child’s smile is less than perfect, we invite you to call our orthodontist in Brewster, NY today to schedule a complimentary orthodontic consultation. You will leave your appointment knowing whether braces would help your child, how long treatment may last, and how you can fit the cost into your family budget.

Braces are an investment into your child’s future. Having a beautiful, straight smile can build a child’s self-confidence as well as enhance their overall oral health. Misaligned teeth can make it difficult to chew, speak, or keep the teeth clean. Braces can fix these problems and help prevent future ones.

What is Early Orthodontic Treatment for Children?

Did you know the American Association of Orthodontists recommends children as young as seven visit an orthodontist? The orthodontist will check to make sure the teeth are coming in correctly and the jaw is forming properly.

Early orthodontic treatment, which is also called Phase I Treatment or interceptive orthodontic treatment, aims to correct certain problems with the child’s bite or jaw growth. It’s designed for children ages six to 10 and takes advantage of the natural jaw growth happening during those years. It can also create spacing for permanent teeth to come in properly and address damaging habits like thumb sucking, which can cause children to have buck teeth.

Best of all, early orthodontic treatment can shorten the amount of time a child may need braces later.

Why Might My Child Need Braces?

In the simplest terms, children need braces to move their teeth into proper alignment. A bad bite, called a malocclusion, may not just create a crooked or unflattering smile. It can also lead to speech problems, eating difficulties, gum disease, and an increased likelihood of cavities. Some children also say they feel embarrassed by their crooked teeth, which can lead them to avoid smiling or talking.

Tooth and jaw alignment problems can be the results of genetics, or could result from an injury, thumb-sucking, or early or late tooth loss. Fortunately, braces can fix a wide variety of orthodontic problems including:

  • crowding
  • crossbite
  • overbite
  • underbite
  • open bite
  • protruding teeth (buck teeth)
  • spacing issues
  • jaw misalignment

The first step is to come in for a complimentary orthodontic consultation. It’s free to find out if braces or another type of orthodontic treatment would help give your child a beautiful, straight smile.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
You cannot go wrong if Dr. Brown is your dentist! He is absolutely amazing. Patient, kind, and truly wants what is best for the kids he sees. My son is timid and gets nervous easily, but Dr Brown […]
Anonymous
Two of my children go here and the staff has gone above and beyond both times! We have had horrible experiences with dentists and let me tell you…the dentists here are absolutely amazing. […]
Rae S.
Absolutely wonderful experience, every single time! Doctors, hygienists, receptionists, always smiling! Staff genuinely care about their patients and the kid friendly office is warm and relaxing! A+ […]
Melissa G.
my whole family enjoyed the experience! the assistant Jessica J was very pleasant & helpful :))
Jordan W.
Dr. Brown and his staff is by far the best dental practice I’ve brought my children to in the last 30 years. Entering the building and office you see how much attention to detail to make our […]
Nick B.
This office is absolutely, hands down the best place to bring children. My sons Ethan and Sean love it here, and this mom couldn’t be happier. Dr. Brown and his staff are amazing with my kids. Dr. […]
Christina D.
My family and I always have an amazing experience here! Dr. Brown is so kind and everyone is very kind and friendly! Hands down the best dentist my family and I have ever encountered! :))
Sierra S.
This place is by far the best dental office. Such wonderful staff and Dr. Joe Debiase is excellent. I highly recommend this office to anyone.
Alaetra W.
Great experience!! Dr. Joe is great, both of his assistants are amazing with the kids as well. So glad we found this practice!
Sarah M.
My husband loved his first experience taking our very scared & nervous 5 yr old for some cavity emergency work. We were all pleased parents & kids alike.
Eva Z.
Love this practice. All the staff is friendly and helpful. The environment is clean and kid friendly, making it more inviting rather than intimidating. So far it’s been a good experience for my […]
Barbara D.
The staff are amazing. Everyone is very friendly and helpful. The one place to bring kids.
Stanley M.
Lili the hygienist was so sweet to my daughter!!!!
Michelle M.
Great staff!!!! My kids are VERY comfortable coming here Dr.Brown is awesome with kids, I love bringing my children here.
Josbeltys P.
Took my nephew for the first time and it was a great experience. The staff are very pleasant and the doctor was both patient and gentle with my nephew. I definitely recommend anyone with children to […]
Shania R.
My daughter is only 3 but had some cavities. Dr Brown made her so comfortable while he filled them. He didn’t want to scare her or make her freak out. He spoke calmly and patiently with her and […]
Anonymous
My boys love Dr. Brown! We come from Poughkeepsie to see him. It’s worth the 45 minute drive to make sure my boys are comfortable! The staff is great! I highly recommend Kids Family Dentist.
Christina
Dr. Brown and all of staff was very accommodating and extremely professional. They were also a well informed team that work together wonderfully. I would recommend anyone to this dentist office.
Latrell A.
My son Ethan isn’t the easiest patient when it comes to the dentist. Dr. Brown and his amazing staff are so wonderful and made Ethan’s experience an amazing one. Dr. Brown was born to be a […]
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Office Hours
Mon. – 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tue. – 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wed. – 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Fri. – 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat. – 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (845) 764-9572
Fax: (845) 279-2400
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Office Hours
  • Monday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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