The American Dental Association and the American Association of Pediatric Dentists recommend the first “well baby” visit to a dentist when the first teeth erupt. Prolonged or incorrect pacifier use, finger/thumb sucking or bottle use can have a profound adverse effect on dental/facial development. Dr. Regan will cover the preventative care needed for straight, healthy oral development. Actual orthodontic treatment may start as young as 4 or 5 years of age in certain situations.