Early Start Orthodontics Giving your little ones the same care we'd give our own children.

Setting Your Child Up for Success
"Every child should see an orthodontist by the age of seven" - AAO

Early intervention equals the best prevention! The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that your child makes their first visit to our office for a check-up by age seven. At this time, your child’s teeth and jaw are still growing, making it easier for Dr. Jovan to identify any issues that could potentially affect your child’s jaw growth.

When your child visits our office, we immediately focus on making their appointment a fun and enjoyable time for them. We get down on their level without forgetting to educate you, as a parent, about their oral health.

No matter what your kiddo needs, you can trust our experienced team to safeguard your child’s teeth and make them smile through the process.

Dr. Jovan has become known as the leading orthodontist in Round Rock to treat children in the early stages of growth and development. Having treated thousands of children over the last decade, Dr. Jovan has seen many success stories of catching tooth crowding and jaw growth issues early on.

She has also witnessed many sad stories when patients come to see her too late in life, and they have already had irreversible damage. Dr. Jovan would prefer to do minor necessary things early in life for her children and yours to avoid unnecessary tooth loss, or worse, in the future.

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Caring for Young Smiles How to determine when to visit your Round Rock orthodontist

Most children will not require any treatment after their initial evaluation, but here are some signs that indicate your child should see an orthodontist:

  • Crowded teeth
  • Misaligned teeth
  • Crossbite
  • Open bite
  • Underbite or overbite
  • Early or late baby tooth loss
  • Finger or thumb-sucking habits
  • Mouth breathing
  • A hard time chewing or biting
  • Protruding teeth
  • Impacted permanent teeth
  • Narrow arches

Phase 1: Early Braces

Dr. Jovan can build a foundation for your child's future oral health.

Being proactive and solving minor issues early on can prevent poor bites from developing and reduce the need for more complex treatments in the future. This is why Dr. Jovan uses an early phase treatment approach, also known as interceptive orthodontics.

During this two-phased treatment, Dr. Jovan designs the ideal treatment plan to help your child enjoy a healthy and beautifully aligned smile for the rest of their lives! This plan can help with proper teeth and jaw development, bite alignment, and airway problems.

Testimonials 5 Star Review

"I went to see Dr. Jovan for a consultation and I was greeted by her wonderful and friendly front staff. She is very gentle and has a wonderful bedside manner. She didn't pop in and out, she stayed with me my entire visit and answered every question. I am looking forward to getting my braces by her/her staff.’’ Theresa C.

Give Your Child the Gift of a Healthy Smile Discover the benefits of an aligned, confident smile

Dr. Jovan is a true believer that timing is everything when it comes to your child’s orthodontic treatment. Through early treatment, she aims to help your child enjoy a lifetime of happy and healthy smiles. Some of the multiple benefits are:

  • Guides jaw growth into a normal pattern
  • Lowers the risk of trauma to protruding front teeth
  • Corrects harmful oral habits
  • Improves appearance and self-esteem
  • Improves breathing issues
  • Reduces the risk of more complex treatment in teens
  • Reduces need for tooth extraction
  • Reduces need for surgical intervention
  • Encourages smiling and boosts social skills
  • Guides permanent teeth into a more favorable position
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Dr. Sarah Jovanovski

Jovan Orthodontics

Dr. Sarah Jovanovski is proud to offer orthodontic options to patients of all ages from her advanced, family-friendly office. She prides herself on treating generations of families and putting patients at ease in the dental chair. She is associated with many prominent organizations, including the:

  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • American Board of Orthodontics
  • American Dental Association
  • Texas Association of Orthodontists
  • Texas Dental Association
  • Seattle Study Club®
  • Women in Orthodontics®

If you or your child are ready for straighter teeth and a more vibrant smile, we invite you to request a consultation using our form or call our Round Rock, TX, office at (512) 716-1800.

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