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What should I expect at my first visit?

During your initial consultation visit, Dr. Grinbaum will take a look at your teeth and ask you questions about your likes and dislikes of the appearance of your teeth. She will ask you lifestyle questions to get to know you so she can offer you the best treatment options.

During her evaluation, she will check your teeth and bite position. She may need to take a panoramic x-ray, unless you have one taken recently that you can have sent over or brought with you from your general dentist.

She will have a discussion with you about how your teeth and bite can be corrected and explain all of the available appliances (types of braces such as metal traditional braces, ceramic braces, Invisalign, Invisalign teen, hidden braces/ lingual braces/ Incognito). You will aslo be able to touch and feel theses appliance to better help you decide which is the right choice for you.
Your discussion will go over the differenced between the options, the different outcomes, and the process from the initial records taking such as impressions and photographs to the day the appliances are placed and the process throughout.

This first consultation will leave you informed and is personalized to fit your needs and wants.