At West Orthodontics, our mission to give you the tools and guidance to achieve the best smile possible. Taking the step to start orthodontic treatment is a decision and we want it to be a positive and rewarding experience every step of the way. Our practice works hard to stay up to date with the latest technology and techniques to offer you a variety of treatment options to fit your unique situation. Our staff will work with you as a team every step of the way to understand your individual needs and design a treatment plan just for you.
The first step to begin your orthodontic journey is a consultation!
During your consultation, you will have the opportunity to meet our team, resolve any questions you may have about your orthodontic treatment options, receive a comprehensive exam, and receive a customized treatment plan that fits your unique situation. During your initial consultation, we will:
- Review your dental and medical history forms
- Provide a complete oral exam, with X-rays, to determine whether treatment is necessary
- Help you create a customized treatment plan
- Discuss all financial information, insurance options, and payment plans
During your consultation, feel free to ask as many questions as you can come up with. Information is power and we want to give you all the knowledge necessary to make the decision that is right for you. Please contact West Orthodontics to schedule your consultation today.
What happens after the initial consultation?
Congratulations on completing the first step in your transformation journey! Now that your consultation is complete, we will schedule your first appointment where your doctor will the treatment phase of your journey will begin and the doctor will place your new orthodontic appliance. We recommend setting aside approximately one hour of your time for this appointment.
The next step of your journey is following up on your treatment to make sure your progress is on track and determine if any adjustments are necessary to guarantee the expected results. These follow-up appointments are typically scheduled every four to eight weeks. We know you have a busy schedule and our staff works hard to make these appointments as convenient as possible, just be sure to let us know what days and times work best for you.
We understand that life is full of unexpected events that can derail your plans. If you are running late or need to reschedule, just please notify us as soon as possible and we will do our best to accommodate you. Call us to schedule your first appointment today! We are excited to work with you!
Visiting the dentist during orthodontic treatment
During your orthodontic treatment, it is important to continue visiting your family dentist every six months for regular teeth cleanings and routine dental checkups. If you need additional care, we will coordinate with your family dentist to ensure that you are receiving the best possible care to ensure the best results from your orthodontic treatment.