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Frequently Asked Braces Questions in San Jose, CA - Orthodontic FAQ's

Below are some of the most frequently asked questions patients have about dentistry and oral health issues.  If you have any other questions, or would like to schedule an appointment, we would love to hear from you.

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Q: When does my child need an orthodontic evaluation?

Q: Will my teeth straight out as they grow?

Q: Will I need to have teeth pulled for braces?

Q: What is a phase I treatment?

Q: Will my child need a phase II treatment after phase I treatment?

Q: Is it too later for braces if I am an adult?

Q: Can I wear braces even though I have crowns and missing teeth?

Q: Why should I choose an orthodontic specialist?

Q: What are diagnostic records? Why do I need them?

Q: How long is the treatment?

Q: How often will I have an appointment?

Q: How much will braces cost?

Q: How does my insurance work?

Q: Can all my appointments be scheduled after school?

Q: What should I do if I have bad breath?

Q: How often should I brush and floss?

Q: How often should I have a dental exam and cleaning?

Q: How can I tell if I have gingivitis or periodontitis (gum disease)?

Q: Why is it important to use dental floss?