My First Orthodontic Appointment ( Beaumont Family Dentistry

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(Your First Orthodontic Appointment)
What to Expect From Your First Orthodontic Appointment
If you are considering orthodontic treatment for you or your child for the first time, you may be unsure what to expect. Below you will find a brief description of what to expect when you visit our office as well as the answers to some frequently asked questions about orthodontics. Please allow this information to guide you in your decision to choose orthodontic care at Beaumont Family Dentistry. If you have any additional questions or concerns, please feel free to contact our office.
What to Expect at Your First Appointment
You first visit to our office will take about 90 minutes to complete. After signing in (download your new patient forms here), feel free to enjoy some freshly baked cookies or a hot beverage while you wait. When you are called back, we will offer you a tour of our office and then take you for X-rays. These images will help us determine your current situation and let us know where we should begin.
After X-rays, you will meet with the doctor. The doctor will perform a thorough examination and discuss your X-ray results with you. This is also a great time for you to express your goals. The doctor will talk to you about your orthodontic treatment options, and you may even create a treatment plan. Determining what type of treatment is best for you is essential for excellent results.
Depending on what work needs to be done, you may be able to begin treatment that day.…
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