Should I ask my Dentist if I need braces?

Answer Not every Dentist is an Orthodontists (Dentist who specializes in the imperfections and reconstruction of the teeth, facial types, and jaws.) A lot of dentists however can preform minor ortho cases... Read More »

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I have a dentist appt tommrow so the dentist can go through the treatment plan for braces?

The dentist/orthodontist reappoints the patient for the treatment plan, provided that all diagnostic materials are present(cast impressions, panoramic and cephalometric x-rays, photographs) because... Read More »

Dentist said I need braces, but I have already had braces in the past (please read details)?

Hi! I would go to the specialist first to see what he/she thinks you need. I would listen to the specialist kind of like a tie breaker. Even if he/she says you NEED braces, they are your teeth and ... Read More »

Can your dentist put on braces?

Your dentists will not be able to fit your brace (but may be possible if your dentist has the right qualifications/ training, which i doubt, usually you are you referred to a whole different practi... Read More »

How do I ask the dentist if I need braces?

Wait until you're alone with the dentist. Then say "Oh, by the way, do you think I'd benefit from orthodontia?"