What to Expect

If you have never had braces before, it’s natural to wonder what to expect when coming to see an orthodontist.  Below is a basic description of the initial steps our patients take upon choosing Manhattan Family Orthodontics for their care.

1ST IN OFFICE VISIT

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We will listen carefully to your concerns regarding your smile and oral health. Read More

2ND IN OFFICE VISIT

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Diagnostic records are taken, including x-rays, 3D scans of the teeth & orthodontic photos. Read More

3RD APPOINTMENT

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In-office or as a virtual visit. The orthodontist will discuss and clarify the treatment plan. Read More

GETTING STARTED

what-to-expect-dental-getting-startedThis 45-60 minute appointment is when the selected appliance is placed. Read More

CONTINUED CARE

what-to-expect-continued-carePatient appointments for maintenance and adjustments are scheduled between 2-8 weeks apart. Read More

SMILE COMPLETION

what-to-expect-smile-completionAll fixed appliances or attachments are removed, final records are taken and retainers provided. Read More

RETENTION

what-to-expect-retentionThe orthodontist will prescribe full time wear for a period of time. Read More


Services

Manhattan Family Orthodontics offers patients the latest orthodontic therapies designed to achieve optimal aesthetics,  function, and health.  Children, teens and adults are provided with treatment options customized to achieve their goals.  Our orthodontists team with patients and referring dentists to provide individualized treatment and healthy smile that lasts.

PHASE I TREATMENT


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Treatment during early childhood years, prior to permanent tooth eruption

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PHASE II TREATMENT


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Treatment to position permanent teeth to improve appearance and function.

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ADULT TREATMENT


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Adult orthodontic treatment helps improve appearance and facilitates cosmetic, periodontal and restorative work.

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CLEAR ORTHODONTICS


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An easy, effective choice for correcting problems such as teeth crowding, crooked teeth as well as reducing risk of gum disease and tooth decay.

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RETENTION


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Maintain tooth alignment while stabilizing the gums and bone tissue.

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ACCELERATED ORTHODONTICS


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Many new options enable modern orthodontic treatment to take less time than ever before.

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