It’s natural to have questions about orthodontic treatment, after all, you’re making a big change in your life! At Straight Smiles, we’re here to help the whole process go seamlessly. To start, here are answers to some of the questions our patients commonly ask us about treatment.


What is orthodontics?

Why are straight teeth important?

Does orthodontic treatment hurt?

How long does orthodontic treatment take?

What age is best for orthodontic treatment?

What foods should I avoid during orthodontic treatment?

Can I still play sports or instruments with braces?

How often do I need to come in for adjustment appointments?

How much does orthodontic treatment cost?

Should I still visit the dentist during orthodontic treatment?

Why are retainers needed after orthodontic treatment?

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The team at Straight Smiles is happy to help. Give us a call or book a free consultation to get answers to any questions you might have about orthodontic treatment.

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