Your first orthodontic visit is an exciting step towards a healthier and more confident smile. By understanding what to expect, you can feel prepared and informed, making the entire process as smooth and stress-free as possible. Here is what to expect during your first visit here Gardner Orthodontics:
- Warm welcome: Our friendly team will greet you and guide you through the necessary patient forms you will be required to fill out. This includes providing your medical and dental history, insurance information, and any concerns you may have about your teeth or bite.
- Comprehensive examination: During your visit, our orthodontist and team will perform a thorough examination of your teeth, jaw and facial structure. We may also take photographs, X-rays and digital scans to gather essential information for a personalized treatment plan.
- In-depth discussion: After the examination, Dr. Thomas Gardner will discuss his findings and recommend the most suitable treatment options for you. These may include traditional braces, clear aligners or other orthodontic appliances. We will also explain the expected duration, costs and potential benefits of each option.
- Custom treatment plan: Once you and Dr. Thomas Gardner have agreed on the best course of action, he will create a tailored treatment plan. This includes a detailed timeline of appointments, procedures and progress checks, ensuring you know exactly what to expect throughout your orthodontic journey.
- Financial arrangements: Our front office will help you understand the costs associated with your treatment and explore various payment options. We can also assist with insurance claims and offer financing plans to accommodate your budget.
If you have any questions before your appointment with our orthodontist in Orange Park, Florida, please give us a call at 904-802-0767.