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Orthodontic FAQs

Orthodontic FAQs

We know getting braces is a really big decision. We try to make it as easy as possible by giving you as much information as we can. Below are some answers to frequently asked questions. We also invite you to come in for a free consultation with one of our caring and experienced orthodontists. That’s the best way to learn how you or your child can have the smile you’ve always wanted!

Braces: Frequently Asked Questions

What causes crooked teeth?
Why should I have my teeth straightened?
How do braces work?
When should a child see an orthodontist?
What is Phase I Treatment?
What is Phase II Treatment?
How often will I have appointments?
How long will I need braces?
Do I still need to see my family dentist?
Are retainers necessary?


Home Care: Frequently Asked Questions

Are there foods I cannot eat while I have braces?
Do I need to brush my teeth differently?
How do I floss if I have braces?
How do I use a dental irrigation device?
How do I clean my clear aligner?


Emergency Care: Frequently Asked Questions

What do I do if I have an orthodontic emergency?
Why are my teeth sore?
What do I do if my cheeks or gums are irritated?
What do I do if a brace loosens?
What do I do if a wire is poking my cheek or gum?

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