Frequently Asked Questions

Q What is orthodontics?
Q How is an orthodontist different from other dental professionals?
Q Who can benefit from orthodontics?
Q When should my child first see an orthodontic specialist?
Q Is it ever too late for a person to get braces?
Q What's a malocclusion?
Q What can causes a bad bite (malocclusion)?
Q How long will I have braces?
Q I don't want my braces to show: what are my treatment options?
Q Who can recommend an orthodontic specialist?
Q Should I talk to current and/or former patients before deciding on treatment?
Q What about costs?