Interceptive Orthodontics

How can interceptive orthodontics help your child?

The main goal of interceptive orthodontic treatment is guiding the growth and development of the jaws at an early stage. This type of treatment can prevent/minimize extensive treatments later on. 

Interceptive Orthodontics Aurora Kids Dentistry

The benefits of interceptive orthodontics are:


  • To improve the oral functions
  • To align crooked teeth
  • To correct crossbites
  • To guide permanent teeth in a favourable position
  • To correct oral habits such as thumb sucking, tongue thrusting, etc.
  • To improve esthetics
  • To reduce the risk of more complicated treatments in the future.

Myofunctional Therapy

Myofunctional therapy is a program of specific exercises that target the facial and oral muscles used to chew and swallow.

These exercises strengthen the tongue and help to correct improper function of the facial and oral muscles.

The main goals of myofunctional therapy is to restore nasal breathing, correct swallowing, and correct placement of tongue at rest.

Aurora Kids Dentistry

Pediatric Specialty Office

Phone: (905) 726-8213