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Office Hours:
Mon: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wed: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Thur: 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Fri: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 
 

Procedure Stages

    Initial Orthodontic Consultation

  1. Free of charge
  2. 20-30 minute appointment
  3. Provide diagnostics, explain what is necessary for treatment, and touch on all finances concerning your orthodontics.
  4. You will be scheduled for an initial diagnostics records appointment.

    Diagnostic Records (Beginning And Final)

  1. Records can be done the same day as the initial exam in our office, however, one of your x-rays will need to be taken at a professional orthodontic lab and can usually see you the same day (allow 15 minutes).
  2. Wilson Radiographic Center
    3305 Northland Dr., Suite 210
    Tel: (512) 452-0700

  3. Beginning diagnostic records - $250.00
  4. Records consist of study models, photos, panorex, cephalometric x-ray, and a cephalometric tracing. Approximately 30-minute appointment.

Second Consultation

  1. Determines and confirms diagnosis by reviewing records.
  2. Discuss any other work needed before orthodontics can begin such as cavities that need filled, cleanings, extractions, etc.
  3. Financial arrangements are signed
  4. Spacers inserted, if needed (can stay in for 7-14 days before full banding procedure.)

Full Banding

  1. One half-hour procedure
  2. Complete down payment due at this time
  3. All appliances will be put on at this time and patients will be given directions on how to care for their new orthodontic appliances.

 

Treatment Time (Monthly Visits)

  1. Usually take 15-30 minutes (unless otherwise stated)
  2. Doctor will regularly change patients wires, instruct patient on tooth brushing techniques, and explain how treatment is progressing.

 

Debanding

  1. All fees must be paid before any appliance can be removed
  2. 2 -2 hours are needed for this appointment.
  3. Make appointment for placement of retainers. (first set are included in contract)

 

Retention

Must have excellent cooperation by wearing retainers as indicated by the doctor. (First year, full-time 24 hours a day, followed by nighttime wear for the next five years.)

Your active treatment fee includes one year of orthodontic retainer visits. After one year, you will be seen twice a year on a regular office basis of $45.00 per visit.