FAQs About Orthodontics
Here are Some of the Most Common Orthodontic Questions:
My dentist said I need braces, what now?
My dentist said they can straighten my teeth, is this true?
How does Orthodontic Treatment work?
Orthodontic appliances, are made of metal, ceramic, or plastic whether they are braces, clear aligners, retainers, palatal expanders etc. By placing a constant, gentle force in a carefully controlled direction, braces slowly move teeth to their proper position. You can now choose clear or metal brackets, hidden braces (Incognito), or clear aligners (Invisalign) and, in some cases, the color of your appliances to suit your style!
Do you offer services out of town?
We have a satellite practice in Elliot Lake for those patients that have trouble travelling to the Sault.
What is Myobrace?
How can you speed up the process of braces?
How long can treatment be?
What is an expander?
Why do I need to wear my retainer?
Our very own Dr. Floreani explains why retainers are so important in orthodontic treatment in this “Ask The Experts” video from Canadian Association of Orthodontics.
What is the difference between Orthodontist’s & Orthodontics?
Where can I get more information about Orthodontics?
- Canadian Association of Orthodontics – cao-aco.org
- Ontario Association of Orthodontics – oao.on.ca
- American Association of Orthodontics – aaoinfo.org
- Invisalign – invisalign.ca
Did we answer all your questions?
If you still have questions about orthodontic treatment, we welcome you to make a FREE consultation appointment where you can meet with our Doctors Floreani, O’Toole & Dool and they will be happy to answer all your questions.