The first step is to get a consultation done. We will take a series of pictures, as well as two x-rays. All of this is for the doctor to evaluate if this is the correct treatment for you. We will send out a pre-approval with your insurance and when we get an answer we will contact you to see what we are going to do.
If your insurance does not cover, we have different payment plans. We can always find a way to work together so your child is getting the treatment they need.
True Orthodontic emergencies are rare, but when they occur, we are available to you. As a general rule, you should call our office when you experience severe pain or have a painful appliance problem you can't take care of yourself. You might be surprised to learn that you may be able to solve many problems yourself temporarily until you can get to our office. If there is a loose piece that you can remove, put it in a plastic bag or envelope and bring it with you to your next appointment. If your braces are poking you, put soft wax on the piece that's sticking out. if the wire has slid to one side, you can pull it back to the other side with needle-nosed pliers, replacing it in the tube on the back tooth. After alleviating your discomfort, it is very important that you still call our office as soon as possible to schedule a time to repair the problem. allowing your appliances to remain damaged for an extended period of time may result in disruptions to your treatment plan .