Orthodontic frequently asked questions
For the most part, yes! With help from our patients, we do a very good job of staying on schedule.
Discomfort after adjustments is somewhat common, however, it generally fades within a day and can usually be treated with Tylenol or Advil.
Orthodontics isn’t only for pretty teeth. A good healthy bite helps eliminate other health problems in later years. It also helps save teeth from wearing.
We will advise you of you an estimated completion date based on how your teeth progress. However, this can be affected by missed appointments or not wearing elastics properly. It’s our goal to get you the best smile possible as quickly as possible without sacrificing the end result.
A bite plate lifts your front top teeth up so that you do not knock off any of your lower brackets.
Yes, it’s important to maintain the health of your teeth while you have braces on.
Typically 18-30 months. It will vary based on the severity of each case.
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