Frequently Asked Questions

General

How much will my treatment cost?
Does private health insurance cover orthodontic treatment?
Does Medicare cover orthodontic treatment?
Do you offer payment plans?
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Invisalign

Will I have bad breath from braces or Invisalign?
Will Invisalign affect my speech?
What happens if I don’t wear my Invisalign aligners often enough?
Is Invisalign appropriate for children?
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Braces

Will I have bad breath from braces or Invisalign?
What are elastics?
Can you be allergic to braces?
Do braces hurt?
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Patients In Treatment

One of my attachments has come off my tooth. What should I do?
I’ve lost a button and I’m wearing elastics. What should I do?
What do I do if a bracket has broken or come loose?
Broken, loose or long wires?
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Fees & Finance

How much will my treatment cost?
Does private health insurance cover orthodontic treatment?
Does Medicare cover orthodontic treatment?
Do you offer payment plans?
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Retainers & Maintenance

What are retainers?
Will my teeth move back after orthodontic treatment?
Do I need to see the orthodontist again after I finish my treatment?

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