Our office is like a family. We strive to provide all our patients and guests with a safe, gentle environment. We understand that some may feel anxious about visiting the orthodontist, and it is our goal to make you feel safe and comfortable.
Your First Visit Is All About You: Your Comfort, Your Happiness, And Your Health
During your first visit, we will take complimentary photographs and orthodontic X-rays in order to diagnose your malocclusion properly and offer appropriate recommendations. You will meet with one of our Orthodontists to review these records in detail, and you will receive copies of the photos and X-rays to take home. Your family dentist will receive a written report with copies of the photos and X-rays.
If treatment is not yet indicated, you will be placed into our complimentary recall program, in which we will assess your dental and jaw development every year. These visits are essential to make sure we catch any urgent changes to your bite.If treatment is indicated, we will review our recommendations in detail and a financial package will be prepared for you to review and take home.
We understand you have a busy schedule, so when you’re preparing to visit us for the first time, please remember your appointment can last between 30 and 60 minutes, depending on the complexity of discussion. Once in treatment, most of your appointments will be about 20 minutes each time.
All Kids Should Get A Checkup With An Orthodontist No Later Than Age Seven.
To have a healthy smile that’s good for life®, your child needs teeth and jaws that are properly aligned. The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) recommends that your child get a checkup with an orthodontist at the first recognition of the existence of an orthodontic problem, but no later than age seven. By then, your child has enough permanent teeth for an orthodontist to determine whether an orthodontic problem exists or is developing. Putting off a checkup with an orthodontist until a child has lost all baby teeth could be a disservice. Some orthodontic problems may be easier to correct if they’re found early. A checkup no later than age seven gives your orthodontist the opportunity to recommend the appropriate treatment at the appropriate time. If early treatment is in order, the orthodontist may be able to achieve results that may not be possible once the face and jaws have finished growing.tive treatments that help protect the teeth.
Prevention helps avoid serious and costly dental problems and is the key to having a healthy, confident, beautiful smile.