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FAQs

Below are some of the most frequently asked questions patients have about orthodontics, orthodontists and related oral health issues.  If you have any other questions, or would like to schedule an appointment, we would love to hear from you.

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Q: What is orthodontics?

Q: What is the benefit of Orthodontics? - In fact, the results are more than you can see!!

Q: Who is an Orthodontic Specialist (Orthodontist)?

Q: What makes an orthodontic specialist different from a dentist?

Q: Who can benefit from orthodontics?

Q: When should my child first see an orthodontic specialist?

Q: Is it ever too late for a person to get braces?

Q: Do I need to change my oral hygiene routine during orthodontic treatment?

Q: Can I play sports while wearing braces?

Q: Can I play musical instruments while wearing braces?

Q: I see ads for perfect teeth in only one or two visits to the dentist. How is orthodontic treatment different?