FAQs

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Q: Is it required that my family dentist schedule my appointment with the orthodontist?

Q: At what age should I schedule an appointment for an orthodontic screening?

Q: Will my teeth straighten out as they grow?

Q: How do I schedule an appointment for an initial exam?

Q: What will happen at the initial examination appointment?

Q: What will I learn from the initial examination?

Q: Will I need to have teeth extracted for braces?

Q: How long will it take to complete treatment?

Q: How much will braces cost? Are financing options available? How does my insurance work?

Q: How often will I have appointments?

Q: Can I schedule all of my appointments after school?

Q: Can I drop my child off for an appointment?

Q: Do braces hurt?

Q: Can I return to school the day I receive my braces?

Q: Do you give shots?

Q: Do you use recycled braces?

Q: Can I still play sports?

Q: Do I need to see my family dentist while in braces?

Q: Are there foods I cannot eat while I have braces?

Q: How often should I brush my teeth while in braces?

Q: What is an emergency appointment? How are those handled?

Q: Can orthodontic correction occur while a child has baby teeth?

Q: What is Phase One (early) treatment?

Q: Will my child need full braces if he/she has Phase One treatment?

Q: Will my child need an expander?

Q: Is it too late to have braces if I am already an adult?

Q: Can I wear braces even though I have crowns and missing teeth?

Q: Why should I choose an orthodontic specialist?

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  • Newbury Park
  • 3265 Old Conejo Rd.
  • Newbury Park, California
  • 91320
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