“Your Child’s First Orthodontic Check-Up,” an AAO consumer education brochure, is now available in an updated version featuring a new design and new photography.  The brochure emphasizes the AAO recommendation that each child should have a check-up with an orthodontist no later than age 7. The brochure also lists signs that, “The bite’s not right,” and provides examples of how an orthodontist might help a child showing early indications of orthodontic problems.

The brochure is available at aaoinfo.org for free download in PDF at https://www.aaoinfo.org/practice-management/patient-management/patient-education/consumer-education-brochures.

The AAO Online Store offers the printed version of the brochure in a pack of 50 for $10. Visit aaoinfo.org; log-in, then click on Store in the upper right corner and then on Patient Education. Scroll down to the bottom of the brochures listing.