Your Child's First Orthodontic Visit
At Carolina Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry, our goal is to help your obtain the smile you've wanted all your life. The choice of orthodontic care is a major decision. We always respect the reasons you have for wanting to improve your smile. It's the way you look and feel!
We will help ensure that your orthodontic care is as rewarding as it can possibly be. Our office utilizes current technology, and we offer a variety of treatment alternatives. We give you the customized, individual care you deserve!
Your initial consultation
At your initial consultation, you have the opportunity to meet our team. During your visit, you'll learn more about orthodontics, receive a complete initial exam, and find out which treatment options will best meet your need. During this first meeting we will:
- Review your dental and medical history forms
- Perform a complete oral exam, with X-rays, to determine whether treatment is necessary
- Help you create a customized treatment plan
- Discuss all financial information, insurance options, and payment plans
Our team is always there for you to answer the questions you may have. We will provide you all the information you need to determine the best course of treatment for your needs. Contact us today for more information.
After the first consultation, what then?
After you've met with us, you’re one step closer to achieving the smile you’ve always wanted! We will schedule your first appointment with Dr. Leite, and he will place your new orthodontic appliance. You can expect this first appointment to last abotut an hour. During this time, our team will be available to make sure you are as comfortable as possible.
Visiting our office about every four to eight weeks is an essential part of your orthodontic treatment. Our practice will work with you to make sure your appointments are as convenient as possible. When scheduling appointments, please let us know which days and times work best for you.
We understand that “life happens”! If you’re running late or need to reschedule, please let us know and we will do everything we can to accommodate you. When you’re ready to schedule your first appointment, contact our practice and our friendly scheduling coordinator will assist you. We’re looking forward to working with you.
Visiting the dentist during orthodontic treatment
It is vital that you continue to visit your family dentist once every six months for teeth cleanings and routine dental checkups, even during your orthodontic treatmnt. If extra dental care is needed, we will be happy to coordinate with your family dentist to make sure you receive the best possible care.