Common Questions
About Orthodontics

We’re Here to Answer All Your Questions!

The way I’ve always run my business is to treat every patient like they’re my own kid. And as a parent, one thing I know for sure is that I have a lot of questions! That’s why I want to make sure to answer as many questions of yours as I possibly can.

Here are all the most common questions we get from patients and parents about braces, Invisalign, financing, and more. If you don’t see your question, please don’t hesitate to reach out!

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Parents’ Top Questions

Does my child need braces?

This largely depends on your age. Overlapping teeth, and under or overbite and problems chewing or speaking are signs that you might need orthodontic treatment.

Once my treatment is completed, will I need to wear a retainer?

Yes, we recommend all of our patients wear retainers at least while they sleep once their treatment is completed.

Is orthodontic care expensive?

Check with your healthcare provider to see what kind of assistance they offer for orthodontic care. We offer flexible, customizable payment plans to make financing as easy as touching a screen!

Does orthodontic care hurt?

Most patients do experience some discomfort during the beginning of their treatment, and for a short amount of time after adjustments to your braces or clear aligners. The cases are usually mild and do not normally last for the entire time.

Can my child receive treatment if they are missing some of their baby teeth?

Yes! In fact, it is important to begin making room for your child’s incoming permanent teeth before, not after, they come in!

What if a wire or bracket breaks or comes loose?

Not to worry! If you call us as soon as you notice something is wrong, we can schedule and appointment and fix the problem as soon as possible!