How Does Orthodontics Work?

Orthodontics can seem extremely complicated or even overwhelming for some patients near Natick. But Smiles in Framingham Orthodontics believes our patients should feel at ease throughout the entire treatment process. That is why we have created this cheat sheet that answers all your questions about orthodontics near Natick, before you ask them:

  • At what age should my child or I seek orthodontic treatment? Dr. Deborah Himelhoch says that the answer to this is that there is no right answer – every individual is different, so his or her mouth will be ready for orthodontic treatment near Natick at different times as well. Smiles in Framingham Orthodontics does however suggest bringing in your child around age 7, when the teeth are starting to fully come in and protrude. This will allow Dr. Deborah Himelhoch and the team at Smiles in Framingham Orthodontics to stay on top of any problems before they become big issues! Additionally, Smiles in Framingham Orthodontics specializes in providing treatment to both children and adults, so there is no age limit. Stop by our office near Natick whenever you are ready to reinvent your smile.
  • How do I know which kind of braces are right for me? The answer to this is simple – you don’t have to know! When you come to our orthodontics office near Natick for an appointment, Dr. Deborah Himelhoch and the Smiles in Framingham Orthodontics team will examine your mouth and evaluate what will need to be done in terms of length and complexity of the orthodontic treatment. Then, Dr. Deborah Himelhoch will work with you to decide which kind of braces best suits your lifestyle. So don’t worry, Smiles in Framingham Orthodontics will help figure out what is right for you, and will give you the proper guidance for your orthodontics near Natick.
  • Can I just get Invisalign from my dentist? Recently, many dentists near Natick have started to offer Invisalign treatment systems. While this may seem like a more convenient option, in the long run it is a much better idea to get Invisalign from Smiles in Framingham Orthodontics. Dr. Deborah Himelhoch are certified orthodontist, which means straightening and realigning teeth is their specific specialty. Unlike a dentist, Dr. Deborah Himelhoch has seen many cases, and treated all kinds of patients with Invisalign, as well as other systems. This experience allows for better accuracy and more pristine results. Plus, the Smiles in Framingham Orthodontics staff is here to help you integrate the Invisalign system into your lifestyle, and make your orthodontics near Natick as enjoyable as possible.

Have more questions? Want to learn more about orthodontics? Just want to get started? Smiles in Framingham Orthodontics near Natick is happy to help. Contact us or set up an appointment for more information by calling us at 508-872-0555. We look forward to helping you pave the way to a better and brighter smile!