I- Thesis statement: Although some orthodontists may think that early treatment costs more money and time, its numerous benefits should be considered; as it eliminates malocclusion factors, modifies abnormal growth pattern, and increase the outcome and the stability of the orthodontic treatment.
II- Benefits of early orthodontic treatment
A- Eliminating pathogenic factors of malocclusion in the early stages of forming the occlusion
1- stated that early treatment has been considered as interceptive treatment (Kerosuo et al.,2013)
2- The influence of early treatment on the functional problems makes most orthodontists prefer to treat most of the functional problems in early stages (Al-Shaya, 2014)
1- Some cases need two phases of treatment in addition to the waiting period (Hseih et al., 2005).
2- Long duration of early treatment causes patient to end treatment prematurely (Hseih et al., 2005).
C- Early orthodontic treatment costs more because one- phase is lower cost than two-phase treatment (Al-Shaya, 2014).
A- Many orthodontists prefer early orthodontic treatment because it has many advantages.
B- Some orthodontists accused early treatment being more expensive and take long time.
C- The choice of treating children at early stages gives children the chance to enjoy their childhood with better functional and psychological health.
D- Having a clear definition for early treatment which will help researchers to clarify its advantages and end the controversy about it.
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