Orthodontic Treatment

Dr. Shin specializes in orthodontic treatments only.

timeline for Orthodontic treatment

1

Initial consultation with orthodontist 

(30-60 minutes)

2

Initial records

(30-60 minutes)

  •  X-rays 

  • Photographs

  • 3D scan of your teeth

3

Discuss tx options 

(30 minutes)

  • Records reviewed together

  • Options discussed

  • Referral made for extractions if needed

4

Start treatment

(60 minutes)

  • Braces placed or
    Invisalign attachments placed

5

Regular visits

every 6-8 weeks

(30 minutes)

  • Mild cases (6-12 months)

  • Moderate (12-24 months)

  • Severe (24+ months)

6

End of treatment

(60-90 minutes)

  • Braces removed

  • Teeth polished

  • Final records 

  • Retainers given

7

Retainer check

every 3-6 months

(15-30 minutes)

  • Retainers must be worn full-time for first 4 months

  • then every night afterwards

Traditional
Braces
Clear aligner
invisalign
Ceramic
Braces
For growing patients
headgear
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Breaking
habits
For sticking out upper teeth
carriere
For constricted palate
expander
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Braces for
Jaw surgery
For better anchorage
Mini-implant
For smaller lower jaw
Mara
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Breathing problem
sleep apnea
Variety of
Retainers

Treatment Options

Further Options