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What age do most children get braces

For some odd reason my daughter wants braces I told her her teeth are fine anyways she thinks her teeth are bad and I told her that maybe its because her teeth are not fully developed what age do they develop

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Asked by Lex772 at 1:29 AM on Aug. 18, 2013 in Tweens (9-12)

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  • I think on average it's 13ish. Once all their teeth come in and stop shifting.

    Answer by maecntpntz219 at 1:52 AM on Aug. 18, 2013

  • they should get them around 9 or 10

    Answer by baybay95 at 2:21 AM on Aug. 18, 2013

  • 10-13 or so
    Mae is right. They all need to be erupted

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 8:38 AM on Aug. 18, 2013

  • My son is just under 9 and was told at 8 braces were in his future. Since it is just teeth and not jaw issues they will send him to an ortho when he has all his adult teeth. My DH's jaw was out of line. He got his on at 9.

    Answer by But_Mommie at 9:03 AM on Aug. 18, 2013

  • Both my grandkids have them....ages 8 and 10

    Answer by silverthreads at 10:04 AM on Aug. 18, 2013

  • My three kids got braces at age 11, 12, and 14.

    Answer by RyansMom001 at 1:23 PM on Aug. 18, 2013

  • I had braces twice. I was 7 the first time and I only got them on my four front teeth on the top and the bottom. When my adult teeth came in, they were that crooked! I got them on again when I was 11 after all my adult teeth came in.

    My son got his on at 13 after his adult teeth came in.

    Most orthodontist give free consultations. Check a few out and see what they say.

    Answer by ChasingBridges at 4:05 PM on Aug. 18, 2013

  • Usually, soon after all of the adult teeth have come in.

    Answer by Ballad at 8:36 PM on Aug. 18, 2013

  • Both my girls had them twice - the youngest was once in the fourth grade and again in the eight grade. It all depends - everyone is different. My son at his last check up will need them in about six month, so he'll be a freshman in high school.

    Answer by SassySue123 at 8:17 PM on Aug. 26, 2013

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