If you want to improve the look and feel of your smile, then any age can be a great age to see the orthodontist. The American Association of Orthodontists recommends a child’s first Orthodontic check-up no later than the age of 7. Orthodontist can spot problems with jaw growth and erupting teeth while baby teeth are still present. Some problems are easier to correct if they are found early. Orthodontic treatment is not exclusive to children and teens, it can be successful at any age. Everyone wants a beautiful and healthy smile. More orthodontic patients today are adults.