Two-phase orthodontic treatment is where facial growth contributes to the correction of various problems, such as overbites and crossbites. This specialized therapy allows Vancouver orthodontist, Dr. Bianco to use facial growth to correct jaw irregularities to accomplish a healthy, functional, esthetic result – a smile to last a lifetime.

What If I Delay Starting This Orthodontic Treatment?

Delaying orthodontic treatment may mean this type of therapy cannot be utilized. Once facial growth is completed, usually a different approach is necessary, and may involve longer treatment. It is always best to come in for an examination by age seven.

First Phase of Orthodontic Treatment: The Beginnings Of A Great Smile

One thing Dr. Bianco looks for when examining a child is early signs of jaw problems. An upper and lower jaw that is growing too much or not enough can be recognized at an early age. If a jaw discrepancy is discovered, early first phase orthodontic treatment can help. The goal is to develop the jaw size so that the upper and lower jaws relate correctly to each other.

Second Phase of Orthodontic Treatment: Completing your Beautiful Smile!

Now that the jaw has been corrected during first phase orthodontic treatment, it is time for the second phase treatment. This involves straightening, fitting and detailing the permanent teeth in order to create your beautiful smile!

To learn more about two-phase orthodontic treatment, please feel free to contact us.

What some of our clients have to say

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"Dr. Bianco's level of professionalism and parent care is truly outstanding! His work on my son, Lorenzo is excellent! We like the fact that he engages the parents in the whole treatment process. Now my daughter, Gianina is next in line."

- Jonathan N.

"We've been seeing Dr. B for approx. 1 ½ years and have been very pleased with the results. Dr. B is very good at his profession and his staff has always been skilled and sympathetic towards our boys' feelings."

- Jeff R.

"Now that I finally got my braces off – my teeth are just awesome! I can smile without worrying about crooked teeth anymore."

- Hannah W.