Last Updated on
Are All Orthodontic Treatments The Same?
Most orthodontic treatment does work to accomplish the same task, giving the patient a healthy and perfect smile. The road to get there however is usually very different for each patient. Although patients may be using similar orthodontic appliances there is a good chance that any two of these orthodontic appliances are not the same.
Not only is the equipment very different but the doctors and the practices can vary greatly with orthodontists as well.
Certain practices will be recognized by orthodontic providers as well as professionals in the field of orthodontics for their contributions and willingness to update orthodontic technology. Many providers such as Invisalign will recognize providers that have more experience providing their products.
Other forms of braces and orthodontic appliances such as Damon Braces also require a special certification and several years of practice before an orthodontic office can give them out to patients. Because of these special certifications and titles patients will need to do their research when it comes to finding the right orthodontist office for them as well. Going down to your local orthodontist practice may not be always the best idea it’s important to consider your own dentists referrals as well as the qualifications for all of the offices in your area as this can help to offer you more options for treatment, and more experienced doctors.
Most orthodontic offices are available to give patients free consultations and this is excellent news for anyone who is considering orthodontic treatment. This means that you can go into a few different offices and learn exactly what each individual orthodontist can do for you. This can help you to assess the attitude of the office as well as other options like financing, treatment options that are available and your overall comfort with the orthodontist. It is important to consider that you will be seeing this orthodontist over a few years depending on the type of treatment that you end up getting. Finding and orthodontist that you can trust, understand and get along with his very important.
With all of these differences between offices, the mentality of the doctors and staff, the differences in treatment options available and the differences in experience between doctors no two orthodontic treatments will ever be the exact same. If you are looking to find an experienced provider of orthodontic treatment that treats each patient as an individual, and considers their own individual needs with each treatment consider King Orthodontics. We understand that no two orthodontic treatments are the same and no two practices are the same. We invite you to come in and experience our practice in Centerville or Fairborn. Call us today for a free consultation.
King Orthodontics, 400 East Dayton, Yellow Springs Rd. Fairborn, OH 45324 Phone: (937) 878-1561 Fax: (937) 433-9530
Samuel B. King, D.D.S., M.S. – King Orthodontics – Specialist in Orthodontics for kids, teens and adults in Centerville and Fairborn.