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FAQs

Below are some of the most frequently asked questions patients have about orthodontics.  If you have any other questions, or would like to schedule an appointment, we would love to hear from you.

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Q: How often should I brush and floss?

Q: At what age should my child be checked by an orthodontist?

Q: How often should I have a dental exam and cleaning?

Q: What are the main types of orthodontic braces?

Q: What is a Malocclusion?

Q: Do braces hurt?

Q: Can adults have braces?

Q: Are there things I can't eat?

Q: How long will I be in braces?

Q: What do I need to consider when using a retainer?