During your initial appointment, the team conducts a complete orthodontic exam and sometimes performs X-rays and mouth scans afterward. The entire process can take about 90 minutes.
You'll learn basic information about your orthodontic needs and treatment options during your first appointment and a deep dive into all your options.
During your free orthodontic consultation, the team discusses several things in detail, including:
The MyOrthodontist team wants you to understand your particular orthodontic needs, how orthodontic treatment can help you, and exactly what you can expect during your treatment.
The team always makes time for questions during free orthodontic consultations, so don’t hesitate to ask about anything you don’t know or understand.
A free orthodontic consultation at MyOrthodontist isn't just about braces. There are many different paths to a straight smile, so in addition to metal braces, the options include:
Traditional metal braces
Traditional metal braces are the most common type of braces. And with advances in dental technology, metal braces are more comfortable than ever. Made from high-grade stainless steel, metal braces are durable and effective.
Ceramic braces are more discreet than metal braces. These adult braces are made from tooth-colored ceramic material, so they blend in with your teeth.
Ceramic braces require more attention to oral care because these types of braces are larger and less durable than metal braces. The team typically uses ceramic braces on the upper front teeth.
MyOrthodontist is now offering a patent-pending Clear Aligner solution called MyCLEARAlign! which, when paired with a Dental Monitoring Scan Box, allows you to be treated almost entirely remotely under the direct care of one of our licensed orthodontists. The most advanced care managed conveniently to your busy schedule.
Invisalign uses flexible, clear plastic aligner trays that focus on your alignment and bite concerns and needs, to swiftly correct any issues you have. In addition, the align trays are custom fabricated to your teeth to ensure a perfect fit every step of the way.
Carriere Motion 3D Appliances
For some front-to-back bite issues such as overjet or what some call overbite, your teen may appreciate starting with a Carriere Motion appliance designed to address these bite issues first. This is often referred to as "sagittal first" and takes advantage of the patient's early enthusiasm for orthodontic treatment.
The first step is the innovative headgear alternative Carriere Motion 3D appliance. The second step would be any one of a few orthodontic options, including traditional braces, passive self-ligating braces, Clear Aligners, or even Lingual (behind the teeth) systems such as BRIUS. The Carriere systems can shave at least a few months off total treatment time.