Dr. Maria Kim, DDS
We treat you the way we want to be treated.
Dr. Maria Kim, DMD
We treat you the way we want to be treated.

My child is 5 years old and has two rows of teeth in his lower jaw. Does he need braces?

pediatric dentistry | arcadia ca dentist

No. The adult teeth will erupt between 5-7 years of age on the lower anterior. The reason why you see two rows of teeth is because the adult teeth are almost two times larger than the baby teeth, so they await "in line" until there is more mandibular growth. Call our office to schedule an appointment if you have any further questions, or click on this link to learn more about your child's first dental visit.

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