Orthodontic Treatment FAQ - Blair & Omaha NE

When should an orthodontist see my child?
Can you be too old for braces?
Will it hurt?
Can I still have braces if I have missing teeth?
What are the benefits of braces?
What types of braces are available?
Are braces expensive?
Is it required that my family dentist schedule my appointment with the orthodontist?
Will my teeth straighten out as they grow?
How do I schedule an appointment for an initial exam?
What will happen at the initial examination appointment?
What will I learn from the initial examination?
Will I need to have teeth extracted for braces?
How long will it take to complete treatment?
How often will I have appointments?
Can I schedule all of my appointments after school?
Can I drop my child off for an appointment?
Can I return to school the day I receive my braces?
Do you give shots?
Do you use recycled braces?
Can I still play sports?
Do I need to see my family dentist while in braces?
Are there foods I cannot eat while I have braces?
How often should I brush my teeth while in braces?
What is an emergency appointment? How are those handled?
Can orthodontic correction occur while a child has baby teeth?
What is Phase One (early) treatment?
Will my child need full braces if he/she has Phase One treatment?
Will my child need an expander?
Why should you choose an orthodontic specialist?