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

Q: Can adults have braces?

Q: What is a Malocclusion?

Q: What are the main types of orthodontic braces?

Q: How often should I brush and floss?

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

Q: Do braces hurt?

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?

Q: What are my options if I have missing teeth?

Q: What should I do if a tooth is knocked out?

Testimonials

My daughter was so nervous about getting braces today, but Dr. Dave & the wonderful staff ladies there made it so easy, and stress free for her!

Kelly C.

He's personable, friendly, and doesn't have your typical "Doctor's" personally. He's a perfectionist, so he does not take any short cuts. He wants you to look just as good as you want yourself too

Allie D.

The staff at Dr. Dave's is professional and friendly. Dr. Dave tells some great stories and you can really relate to him! Can't go wrong here!

Laurie J.

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