At your first visit to our offices, you'll notice the brightly lit and welcoming atmosphere and the friendly staff. At this initial visit, our treatment coordinator, Janet, will take a series of digital photographs and Dr. Borovay will conduct a thorough assessment. We'll tell you at the end of this whether orthodontic treatment is appropriate now, soon or much later, in one phase or two. Make sure we explain the pros and cons of the recommendation to your complete satisfaction. We want you to be absolutely comfortable with it and the reasoning behind it.
If Dr. Borovay concludes that treatment should be started immediately, you'll be invited to schedule an appointment to complete a full set of orthodontic records. This includes special x-rays, study models of your bite, and video imaging. All of which is used to explore specific treatment options. A follow-up appointment with Janet is then scheduled to review the recommendation in detail.
When starting treatment is not recommended immediately, you'll be invited to come in at regular intervals for monitoring. Patients in our monitoring phase aren't charged until treatment begins. When to start treatment is by no means an exact science and is informed by experience and by keeping abreast of the literature.
Once in treatment, regular visits are scheduled every 4-8 weeks to adjust the braces (or appliances) and