David Cabeceiras, D.M.D.
DIPLOMATE, AMERICAN BOARD OF ORTHODONTICS PRACTICE LIMITED TO CHILDREN & ADULT ORTHODONTICS
At what age should my child see an orthodontist?
As early as 6-7 years of age.
Is treatment painful?
On the contrary, orthodontic procedures require no anesthesia. Patients sometimes experience sensitivity follow treatment.
How long does treatment last?
The average treatment time is 2 years. Appointments are scheduled about once every 4-5 weeks and school time appointments are mandatory for all patients.
What are Retainers?
Retainers are custom fitted devices that are worn after braces are removed to prevent any relapse. Generally patients are seen every six months for a two years period.
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