Your Orthodontic Visit
At Brochu Orthodontics, we take pride in making sure each patient is fully prepared and knowledgeable about the orthodontic process, appointments, and procedures. An informational packet will be sent to your home upon scheduling your first appointment. Patients can go to our forms page to print the forms and complete them for their first appointment. Below is a time-table of what to expect for each of your appointments. Please check our website or call our office for hours and locations.
|APPROXIMATE TIME:||WHAT TO EXPECT:|
|10 minutes or less||-Placement of molar bands– 3 days before banding appointment
–Retention Visit– quick visits after debanding, check retainer and shifting of teeth
–Quick check-ups, questions, etc..
|15-20 minutes||1st appointment– Initial exam and paperwork
2nd appointment– Completion of diagnostic records, x-rays/molds of teeth
3rd appointment- Consultation. Explanation of treatment plan, decision for treatment, possible placement of molar bands
–Regular monthly adjustment visits– touch ups, tightening, fixing level of comfort
–Retainer fitting– one week after debanding appointment
|1-2 hours||4th appointment– Banding appointment, placement of braces, time may vary
–Removal of braces– time may vary