Common Orthodontic Questions:
What is an Orthodontist?
An orthodontist is a dental specialist that has not only completed college and 4 years of dental school, but has also completed an additional 2 to 3 years residency program accredited by the ADA of advanced education in orthodontics.
When should kids get braces?
According to the American Society of Orthodontists, an orthodontist should examine most children by the age of seven.
What makes a good Orthodontist?
While patients are more likely to understand good service than they are excellent treatment, a good orthodontist is able to combine the two.
Can adults get braces?
It's never too late to perfect your smile -- just ask the increasing number of adults who are rushing to the orthodontist.
Why do people need braces?
Through orthodontic treatment, problems like crooked or crowded teeth, overbites or underbites, incorrect jaw position and disorders of the jaw joints are corrected.
American Association of Orthodontists FAQs?
Visit the official site of the American Association of Orthodontists to read more commonly asked questions about braces and orthodontics.