Frequently Asked Questions
How do you define orthodontics?
When it comes to the teeth and face, orthodontics is a subfield of medicine that specializes in the analysis, prevention, and correction of tooth and jaw irregularities.
Do you offer Saturday appointments?
Yes, we do offer Saturday appointments but the schedule varies during the school year, reach out to us and we will do our best to accommodate you.
When should a child first see an orthodontist?
Children should be screened for orthodontic problems for the first time at age 7. But it's never too late to see an orthodontist if you've been putting it off. Orthodontic treatment is often available to everyone.
What is the best way to care for my teeth while undergoing orthodontic treatment?
Proper oral hygiene is essential for maintaining healthy teeth and orthodontic appliances. Remember to clean your teeth after every meal, and floss at least once daily. Don't wait any longer than every six months to see the dentist for a checkup and cleaning. Your appliance will suffer less wear and tear if you steer clear of sugary meals, and your teeth will thank you.
How long would I have to have braces on if I decided on proceeding with orthodontic treatment?
Although it varies from person to person, the typical duration of treatment is between six and twenty four months.
What is InBrace?
InBrace is the latest form of braces that hides behind the teeth and employs a space-age memory wire to improve a patient's smile. The device reduces treatment time and doctor visits, making it the most modern and effective braces on the market. InBrace lets you brush and floss normally, so there's nothing to put back after eating. A fast and unobtrusive way to straighten teeth for busy professionals.
How effective is Invisalign or aligners?
Putting it briefly, aligners are effective if they are worn 22 hours a day.
When can I make my next scheduled appointment?
Simply give us a call and one of our helpful Team members will work with you to find a time that works for you to come in for your next appointment.