Orthodontics deals with the alignment of teeth and alignment of the jaw and bite. It corrects the position of teeth to deal with and prevent problems that arise from misaligned teeth.
No, you do not need a referral to see an orthodontist at Trü Orthodontics! We offer consultations to anyone interested in improving the shape of their smile.
The difference between an orthodontist and a dentist is the aspect of the teeth they focus on. Orthodontists correct the alignment of teeth to relieve or prevent issues that arise from misalignment. Dentists are focused on keeping your teeth and gums clean and healthy.
Orthodontists are dental specialists that under go an additional 2-3 years of training after dental school just to focus on the art and science of teeth and bite alignment.
Many insurances cover a portion of your orthodontic treatment. Our financial team will help you research and verify your benefits before your initial consultation to ensure you maximize your benefit.
There are many kinds of treatments used in orthodontics, all with the general goal of straightening crooked teeth. This could include traditional metal braces, inside braces, clear aligners, and other solutions.
Your dentist and your orthodontist should work hand-in-hand throughout your braces treatment. Dental intervention is essential to maintain your teeth health as your braces or aligners shift your teeth into their proper place. The orthodontist is who applies the braces.