Preliminary Examination

female7.jpgThe initial appointment is a clinical examination to determine the patient’s orthodontic needs. We will advise you of any problem and the necessary corrective treatment. This appointment is complimentary.

Diagnostic Records

If treatment is indicated, records will be taken to enable the doctor to study the problems and determine the corrective procedures. We will take impressions for upper and lower study models, facial and oral photographs and a panoramic and cephalometric head X-ray.


One or both parents need to attend this appointment. We will discuss the specific problem, as well as our plan of treatment. The fee for the entire treatment, its anticipated length and financial arrangements will be discussed.